Barrister for Nationwide News Tom Blackburn SC (Image: AAP/Peter Rae)

This is act six in Inq’s series on the media trial of Geoffrey Rush. Read the full series here.

“You had been thinking of her more than is socially appropriate for some time?”

Day two of the trial was a difficult time in the box for Geoffrey Rush as he was questioned for hours by his barrister Bruce McClintock, News Corp's barrister Tom Blackburn, and Justice Michael Wigney about his relationship with cast member Eryn Jean Norvill.