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 2, Episode 1 - Solicitors In Love

Salary review time puts senior partner Stella in a good mood - until Colin manages to get himself arrested, Bob falls into a lovesick depression, and Stella's new gentleman friend doesn't make his promised phone call.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 24th October 1996
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
David Hounslow Police Constable
Writing team
Simon Nye Writer
Elaine Cameron Script Editor
Production team
Martin Dennis Director
Beryl Vertue Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Kenneth Sharp Production Designer
Debbie Wiseman Composer