Silk

June 2016

Season 3, Episode 6

109 x
Martha's case continues and tensions are high as the evidence stacks up against her client. Has he been completely honest with her, and is she really cut out for this world?

Season 3, Episode 5

72 x
Martha has to defend an old friend and ask the tough questions. Billy (Neil Stuke) is shocked when a corrupt solicitor from Shoe Lane's past appears to ask for redemption.

Season 3, Episode 4

56 x
Martha is unsure who to trust when she defends a suspected terrorist from extradition to the United States. Is he really as innocent as he claims and what are the US and MI5 hiding?

Season 3, Episode 3

49 x
Battle lines are drawn and tensions are high when a mother is accused of assisting her teenage daughter's suicide, and Martha and Clive find themselves on opposing sides.

Season 3, Episode 2

127 x
Martha defends a footballer accused of a violent on-field assault, but her client won't cooperate. She works to gain his trust to discover a secret he won't reveal.
May 2016

Season 3, Episode 1

140 x
The head of chambers Alan Cowdrey discovers his son has been arrested for attacking a policeman at an anti-capitalist demo. Martha is sure the coppers are bent and agrees to defend him.
July 2015

Series 3 Episode 1

Expired 86 x
The head of chambers Alan Cowdrey discovers his son has been arrested for attacking a policeman at an anti-capitalist demo. Martha is sure the coppers are bent and agrees to defend him. CAST: Maxine Peake, Rupert Penry-Jones
April 2015

Series 2 Episode 6 (Final)

Expired 114 x
Martha Costello is reluctantly representing notorious criminal Jody Farr but starts to feel he is not getting a fair trial and suspects foul play. CAST: Finbar Lynch

Series 2 Episode 5

Expired 97 x
Martha is facing the toughest legal argument of her career as she defends a man on death row, in the Supreme Court.
March 2015

Series 2 Episode 4

Expired 92 x
Martha defends the driver of a high-security prison van accused of causing the death of one of the prisoners, and she must fight to get him to stand up for himself. CAST: Maxine Peake

Series 2 Episode 3

Expired 118 x
Clive discovers a passion for prosecuting he didn't know he had, and Martha is defending a violent and unremorseful offender she is trying to steer to redemption. CAST: Rupert Penry-Jones

Series 2 Episode 2

Expired 92 x
Martha Costello QC is defending an army captain in a court martial and must cautiously navigate the perils of the military legal system. CAST: Maxine Peake

Series 2 Episode 1

Expired 206 x
Martha Costello is now a silk, but quickly discovers it can be lonely at the top. Senior clerk Billy tries hard to keep chambers afloat while Clive remains stoic about his unsuccessful silk application. CAST: Neil Stuke
February 2015

Series 1 Episode 6 (Final)

Expired 175 x
Martha takes on the biggest case of her career and Billy foils a plan by Kate to break away and form a new chambers. CAST: Maxine Peake

Series 1 Episode 5

Expired 53 x
Martha is given a high-profile prosecution case against a teacher up for attempted murder of a pupil. She is reluctant to take it on, but is advised it would be good for her interview for silk. CAST: Maxine Peake

Series 1 Episode 4

Expired 109 x
Martha is coerced into defending a policewoman accused of racism; Mark Draper, the teenager whom she successfully defended on a cottaging charge, has been arrested for murder; and Billy sets a trap for Clive. CAST: Maxine Peake

Series 1 Episode 3

Expired 120 x
Martha is defending a vulnerable teenager arrested for cottaging and reveals a vigilante policeman's honey trap scheme at a park toilet. Niamh and Nick show their courtroom skills with suprising results. CAST: Reece Noi
January 2015

Series 1 Episode 2

Expired 175 x
Martha must take on a case defending a man accused of raping his ex-girlfriend. It is tough for someone with her disdain for the way the justice system treats rape victims. CAST: Maxine Peake

Series 1 Episode 1

Expired 185 x
Tough, smart and sharp legal drama following the tension, passion and intrigue of Martha Costello and Clive Reader, two brilliant rival barristers on the front line of criminal law. CAST: Rupert Penry-Jones
September 2014

Series 3 Episode 6 (Final)

Expired 211 x
Martha's case continues and tensions are high as the evidence stacks up against her client. Has he been completely honest with her, and is she really cut out for this world? CAST: Maxine Peake, Rupert Penry-Jones, Neil Stuke
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