Mr. Bates vs. The Post Office

Sunday Apr 7 | 9 PM

It's rare that a great drama has real-world impact, but MR. BATES VS. THE POST OFFICE has led to legal and political action in Great Britain, inspiring the Prime Minister to enact new legislation within weeks of its premiere.

Based on the real-life British Post Office scandal, this series provides an intelligent, humanizing and surprisingly uplifting exploration of the ordinary people who ran branches of the Post Office across Britain and were wrongly accused of theft due to a faulty IT system. By some estimates the number of victims is in the hundreds and their fight for justice has dragged on for decades. 

 

TOBY JONES DISCUSSES THE ONGOING SCANDAL

 


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