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 5 - Dick In Court

Stella has to play Miss Whiplash again by forcing lazy senior partner Dick to handle one of her court cases and by confiscating Colin's pet dog Tucker.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 21st November 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
Writing team
Simon Nye Writer
Elaine Cameron Script Editor
Production team
Martin Dennis Director
Beryl Vertue Producer
Steve Tempia Editor
Kenneth Sharp Production Designer
Debbie Wiseman Composer