Justice (1971–74)

A Duty to the Court


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| TV Episode | United Kingdom | Colour | Drama | 51min
| Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Beint, Lindsey Campbell
| S1 E13 | 14th January, 1972

Joyce Ramsdell had good reason to kill her husband, and the method may have been poison – the slowest, most calculated killing of all. Now, on trial for murder, she is defended by Harriet, for whom a sensational development throws up an unexpected problem

Justice (1971-74) screenshot (1)
Justice (1971–74)
Lady barrister Harriet Peterson tackles cases in London.

Episode cast

Margaret Lockwood promotional headshot for Jassy, c. 1947, autographed ‘Sincerely’ by the actress
Harriet Peterson
Michael Beint
Dr Connor
Lindsey Campbell
Stipendiary Magistrate
Robert Cartland
Edward Hallam
Peter Cellier
Giles Maxwell
Michael Fleming
Daniel Reeve
Percy Herbert
Supt Kellaway
Carleton Hobbs
Mr Justice Bosanquet
Barbara Jefford
Joyce Ramsdell
Desmond Jordan
James Ramsdell
Ron McCormick
Clerk of the Court
John Westbrook
Jonathan Osmond QC
John Wyse
Henry Bottesford
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Justice – The Complete Series – DVD from Network.  Photo montage cover featuring Margaret Lockwood, Anthony Valentine and John Stone; the jury look on in the background
Menu from disc one of Justice season 1 DVD.  Features The Most Important Thing of All and By Order of the Magistrates
Menu from disc one of Justice season 1 DVD.  Features Justice is a Woman
Interior packaging of Justice season 1 DVD
Back cover of Justice season 1 DVD
Margaret Lockwood in the Network DVD release of Justice series one


James Ormerod
Director / Producer
Edmund Ward


Yorkshire TV
Production company