Bar to open its doors to TV cameras in fly-on-the-wall BBC documentary
The struggle to become a barrister and the everyday issues facing the profession are set to be revealed in a groundbreaking BBC fly-on-the-wall documentary, The Barristers.The four-part series, which will first air on BBC2 tomorrow (14 November), was co-produced by The Open University and gives an insight into all of the aspects of court life - from young people aspiring to join the profession to typical life in chambers for the most senior QCs and judges.Members of the profession taking part in the programme include Bar Council chairman Timothy Dutton QC, Louise McCabe and Alistair MacDonald of Birmingham-based St Philips Chambers, Annie Evans - one of the first Crown Prosecution Service barristers, and a number of students.
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