Period drama, set in 18th-century Delhi, years before the territory fell under British colonial rule.
John is thrown a life line by his surprise visitor but is warned to be patient. He knows he has been betrayed and spends the hours in his cell recalling events of the past few months to work out the identity of the betrayer. Armed with the truth about the diamond, Daniel and Margaret try to send a message to the Emperor. When Margaret sees Kalyan arrive in Delhi with Chandrika she senses an opportunity.
Finally discovering the truth about John’s accomplice, the Emperor realises his reign must come to an end if his kingdom is to have a future and gives up the throne to Akbar. Samuel sees his plans lying in ruins and is forced to make a desperate escape.
John makes an emotional return to Beecham house and is reunited with Margaret. But just as John seems finally set to achieve his dreams, he is about to lose the one thing he holds most dear in his life. He returns to discover, Ram Lal in a pool of blood. His house has been attacked but what has happened?
John Beecham – TOM BATEMAN
Henrietta Beecham – LESLEY NICOL
Begum Samru – LARA DUTTA
Daniel Beecham – LEO SUTER
Margaret Osborne – DAKOTA BLUE RICHARDS
General Castillon – GRÉGORY FITOUSSI
Chandrika – PALLAVI SHARDA
Violet Woodhouse – BESSIE CARTER
Murad Beg – ADIL RAY
Baadal – VIVEIK KALRA
Mool Chand – KULVINDER GHIR
Bindu – GOLDY NOTAY
Chanchal – SHRIYA PILGAONKAR
Ram Lal – AMER CHADHA-PATEL
Maya – TRUPTI KHAMKAR
Emperor Shah Alam – ROSHAN SETH
Samuel Parker – MARC WARREN
Maharaja of Kalyan – DENZIL SMITH
Gopal – VICKY ARORA
August Beecham – SHONA and SIENNA OBEROI
Vijay Singh – ARUNODAY SINGH
Roshanara – MEDHA SHANKAR
Prince Akbar – RUDRAKSH SINGH
This final episode airs tonight at 9pm on ITV