Jewel in the Crown: 25th Anniversary Edition
- (Special Packaging, 4PC)
- Format: DVD
- Rated: NR
- Release Date: 9/30/2008
Adapted from Paul Scott's the Raj Quartet, the Jewel in the Crown focuses on the human and cultural entanglements of the men and women struggling to adjust to the drastic changes brought about by the end of the colonial regime. From Gandhi's call on the British to "Quit India" to the birth of an independent nation, this magnificent eight-part series is brought to life through intricate storylines and a sterling British cast including Academy Award winning, legendary British actress Dame Peggy Ashcroft (A Passage to India) and Emmy® nominee Charles Dance (Alien).Filmed on location in England, Wales, and India, and rich in mid-twentieth-century historical detail, this best-selling series narrates a stirring finale to the British Empire in India.