TV Archive - Gary Mills and Tony PooleShare:
Original transmission date: 13 January 1994
Channel 4 Trial and Error film about Gary
Mills and Tony Poole wrongly imprisoned in 1989 for a murder which never
happened. Their convictions were quashed by the Court of Appeal in 2003. The
Police Federation funded an action for defamation against Channel 4 by a police
officer named in the film. A jury rejected his claim costing the Federation a
reported Â£2m in legal fees.