Accused is a drama series broadcast on BBC One in the United Kingdom. Each episode features an everyday person who has ended up in the dock accused of different crimes.
This series is highly emotional, complicated, stressful and unpredictable. Each story, there are 6, and you will literally wrung your hands and dread what would be the outcome…guilty or innocent.
Willy finds it hard to remain faithful to his wife and decides to confess his indiscretions to her. His daughter’s engagement announcement foils his plans though. The discovery he has not been paid for his last job cause him to panic as the costs for the upcoming wedding begin to mount. When he discovers something on the back seat of a taxi that could be the answer to his prayers things begin to spiral out of control.
Two friends join the Army and are sent to serve in Afghanistan, where Peter struggles with the pressure and fails to return fire during a battle with the Taliban which leaves the lives of his fellow soldiers in danger. His lance corporal begins to victimise him after seeing what happened and the bullying becomes worse when the young man’s friend Frankie is ordered to humiliate him. The following chain of events ends up with a court case.
Helen who works as a primary school teacher stands accused this week. She tells the jury of the tragic story that led her to commit a terrible crime. After they have heard all the evidence they have to decide whether to find her guilty or the crime or not.
Liam works as a taxi driver but his gambling has become a way of escaping the limitations and stresses of marriage and his every day life. When he drives Emma Croft to the airport he becomes smitten with her and gives her his card telling her to contact him sometime. Liam is broke and needs to get his daughter a present who has just got into a good school to do her A-levels. He ends up breaking into Emma’s flat and steals her laptop and a necklace, which he gives to his daughter. After Emma finds out about the burglary at her flat Liam attempts to make himself indispensable to her. Liam’s fixation with her becomes more and more obsessive and he invents a whole new past for himself, which Emma believes. Liam convinces her to break up with her boyfriend but a tragedy soon occurs which sees Liam in the dock.
Kenny Armstrong works at the local crematorium and is a family man at heart but he now finds himself in the dock because he acted against his better judgment.
Alison Wade a mother of two children is in the dock facing serious charges. Alison is employed at a special needs care centre whilst husband David who has recently lost his job looks after the children. After David and Alison split up when David accuses her of having an affair, David and his father work together to try and take the children away from her. Things end up taking a nasty turn though.
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