Silk

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Silk

Season 1 (2014)

All 18 episodes from the first, second and third series of the BBC courtroom drama written by Peter Moffat and set in the cut-throat world of British criminal law. Maxine Peake and Rupert Penry-Jones star as Martha Costello and Clive Reader, two ambitious young defence barristers who are in the process of applying to become QCs (Queen's Counsel) or 'silks'. Under extreme pressure to perform well and make tough decisions quickly, the pair must overcome their doubts, fears and even their principles to prove themselves at the Bar.

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Season 2 (2012)

All six episodes from the second series of the BBC courtroom drama written by Peter Moffat and set in the cut-throat world of British criminal law. In this series Martha Costello (Maxine Peake) adjusts to her new position as a Queen's Counsel, while Clive Reader (Rupert Penry-Jones) tries not to be affected by his own unsuccessful application. They continue to take on a range of challenging cases.

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Season 3 (2014)

The third series of the BBC courtroom drama written by Peter Moffat and set in the cut-throat world of British criminal law. In this series Martha Costello (Maxine Peake), now settled into her lofty position as a Queen's Counsel, is concentrating on building her business, which is flourishing on the back of several successful cases. However, her old rival Clive Reader (Rupert Penry-Jones) has also now 'taken silk' and become a Queen's Counsel, throwing the two into competition once more. When Clive wins an early courtroom battle between the pair the stakes are raised and Martha realises that she'll have to up her game...

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