Brief Encounters [Advocates]

In three programmes, Marcel BERLINs dissects the eloquence of great advocates whose skill with words has given them mastery over the courts.


01Sir Edward Marshall Hall1999052520010322

The dashing 19th-century lawyer whose style frequently reduced male juries to tears.

02Clarence Darrow1999060120010323

The 1920s star of American defence lawyers, whose idiosyncratic style inspired poets and film-makers.

03 LASTGeorge Carman1999060820010324

The man with the formidable reputation for success in libel trials has subtly adapted his technique to the demands of a modern jury.