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Drama Mystery Rated: 18+ (TV-MA)1995 - 20016 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Free Services BritBox 

Kavanagh QC is a British television series made by Central Television for ITV between 1995 and 2001. It is often repeated on ITV3, and series 1–6 are available on Region 2 DVDs. The series starred John Thaw as barrister James Kavanagh QC who comes from a working-class upbringing in Bolton, Greater Manchester. This is only discovered in later episodes as his parents' health deteriorates and through an exchange with a colleague who presumed that Kavanagh was actually a Yorkshireman. The series dealt with his battles in the courtroom as well as his domestic dramas which include the death of his devoted and affectionate wife. Later he begins dating a fellow barrister.In court Kavanagh is usually seen to be defending a client who seems likely to be convicted until a twist in the case occurs, but occasionally Kavanagh is seen in a prosecuting role. The main plot often features Kavanagh confronting cases with a subtext of racism, sexism or other prejudice. In sub-plots comedy came from the pomposity and self-absorption of Jeremy, a posh barrister in chambers. Kavanagh will not stand for injustice and is never bullied by threats or bribes from those whom he is up against in the courtroom.Kavanagh QC featuring John Thaw and Nicholas Jones has one or more episodes streaming on BritBox, free on Tubi, free on PlutoTV, and 2 others. It's a drama and mystery show with 28 episodes over 6 seasons. Kavanagh QC is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (875 votes).

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Season 1
4 Episodes | BritBox, Freevee, PlutoTV, The Roku Channel, & Tubi

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27 episodes (96%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Freevee & 1 other).

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28 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BritBox).

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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Not available to rent or buy.

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#17,605 Ranked TV Show

#292 Ranked in TV on BritBox

#392 Ranked in Mystery TV

#4227 Ranked in Drama TV

Kavanagh QC has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (875 votes). The show is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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