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 4 - Colin Heals The World

New recruit Colin's ethics are put to the test when he unwittingly takes on a prostitute as a new client and she offers to meet her bills with payment in kind. Meanwhile, senior partner Stella is facing bankruptcy.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 3rd October 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
Guest cast
Mark Lewis Detective Inspector
Charlotte Weston Jane
Iain Mitchell Giles Brindley-Sherman
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
Steve Tempia Editor
Kenneth Sharp Production Designer
Michelle Guish Casting Director
Gwenda Evans Costume Designer
Keith Reed Lighting Designer
Debbie Wiseman Composer
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