After suffering a personal tragedy, iconic author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle finds himself in a personal and professional slump. But that all changes when he is approached by George Edalji, an Anglo-Indian solicitor convicted of mystifying and brutally violent crimes. As Sir Arthur and his trusted secretary Woodie dig deeper into the case, it’s clear that all is not as it appears. But with his professional reputation inevitably linked to the investigation, will Sir Arthur be able to discover the truth?
Based on the acclaimed novel by Julian Barnes, Arthur & George tells the real-life story of the case that inspired the famed author of Sherlock Holmes to put down his pen and turn detective. Starring Martin Clunes (Doc Martin) and Charles Edwards (Downton Abbey), the series airs on Sunday nights at 8/7c from September 6 - , 2015, on MASTERPIECE Mystery! on PBS.