Is It Legal?. Image shows from L to R: Alison (Kate Isitt), Bob Birch (Patrick Barlow), Stella Phelps (Imelda Staunton), Darren (Matthew Ashforde), Colin Lotus (Richard Lumsden). Copyright: Hartswood Films Ltd.

Is It Legal?

ITV and Channel 4 sitcom in a small town solicitors' office. 21 episodes (3 series), 1995 - 1998. Stars Imelda Staunton, Patrick Barlow, Richard Lumsden, Kate Isitt and others.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Whodunnit?

When a photocopy of a naked bottom finds its way into an important client's mail, office manager Bob is given the task of tracing the culprit. Meanwhile senior solicitor Stella continues her mid-life crisis when she is caught drink driving.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 19th September 1995
Time
8:30pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Imelda Staunton Stella Phelps
Patrick Barlow Bob Birch
Richard Lumsden Colin Lotus
Kate Isitt Alison
Matthew Ashforde Darren
Jeremy Clyde Dick Spackman
Nicole Arumugam Sarah
Guest cast
Darren Tunstall Policeman
Billie Reynolds Jacinta
Writing team
Simon Nye Writer
Elaine Cameron Script Editor
Production team
Martin Dennis Director
Beryl Vertue Producer
Hugh Warren Line Producer
Al Burgess Line Producer
Mark Lawrence Editor
Kenneth Sharp Production Designer
Michelle Guish Casting Director
Gwenda Evans Costume Designer
Keith Reed Lighting Designer
Debbie Wiseman Composer
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