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Defence Barrister
Defence Barrister: "So, you have no doubt at all?"
Robert: "None whatsoever. We served in the African War, and I owe my life to John Bates, who acted to protect me without any care for his own safety. Is this a man who could plot to kill his wife? Absolutely not."
2011 Christmas Special

The Defence Barrister is the barrister defending John Bates when he is tried for the murder of his wife.


Appearances and Mentions
Series 2 Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 Episode 5 Episode 6 Episode 7 Episode 8 Christmas Special

Behind the Scenes[]

  1. The Defence Barrister is portrayed by Simon Poland.