Stephen Fry is Peter Kingdom – a wise, warm-hearted solicitor in the small Norfolk town of Market Shipborough. With the ability to remain cool under the most heated circumstances, Peter Kingdom is the man to go to with any problem, legal or otherwise, and many locals do.
Aided by trainee solicitor Lyle Anderson (Karl Davies) and Kingdom’s faithful assistant Gloria (Celia Imrie), his professional life is often interrupted by the demands of various family members, not least an eccentric sister Beatrice, fresh out of rehab and looking for love; and the upsetting absence of his brother Simon who has disappeared, presumed dead.
Every case seems embedded in the lives of the townsfolk, introducing us to an extraordinary community.
Featuring a guest cast that includes Joss Ackland, Richard Briers, Rory Bremner, Jack Dee, Lynsey De Paul, Paul Kaye, Miriam Margolyes, Steve Pemberton, June Whitfield and Richard Wilson, Kingdom’s world is one to treasure as audiences and critics agreed.
Starring: Stephen Fry, Hermione Norris, Celia Imrie, Karl Davies, Tony Slattery.