Accused - Helen's Story

Series of dramas, created by Jimmy McGovern, about ordinary people as they face their day in court. Helen, a primary school teacher, stands accused. She tells the jury of the tragedy that led her to commit a terrible crime. Will they find her guilty, or not guilty?


  • 2010-11-29 21:00:00 - 2010-11-29 22:00:00 on BBC One HD, BBC One Oxford, BBC One South East, BBC One Cambridge, BBC One Channel Islands, BBC One East Yorkshire, BBC One Scotland, BBC One Northern Ireland, BBC One Wales, BBC One Yorkshire, BBC One North East, BBC One West, BBC One South West, BBC One South, BBC One London, BBC One West Midlands, BBC One East Midlands, BBC One East, BBC One North West,


  • Director Richard Laxton
  • Writer Alice Nutter
  • Producer Sita Williams
  • Writer Jimmy McGovern
  • Helen Ryland Juliet Stevenson
  • Frank Ryland Peter Capaldi
  • Alan Maxfield Peter Wight
  • Michael Lang Alfie Allen
  • Siobhan Bronagh Gallagher
  • Rob Ryland Joseph Philips
  • Leanne Lang Tina O'Brien
  • Dave Price Darryl Clark
  • Stephen Sullivan Ian Bartholomew
  • Tegan Taylor Norton
  • Coldburn Paul Warriner
  • Karen Bryant Kelly Price
  • Judge David Fleeshman
  • Lead Judge John Draycott
  • Cop 1 Ross Grant
  • Mortuary Attendant Angela Murray
  • Derek Moorhouse Simon Smithies
  • Coroner's Court Usher Chris Barlow
  • Court Usher Chris Hall
  • Female Prison Officer Alexandra Earp
  • Foreman Gerry McLaughlin