Silk 2011 | TV Show Watchlist


Courtroom drama about the personal and professional lives of British barristers seeking to attain the prestigious rank of Queen's Counsel, a designation also known as "taking silk."

Premiered: February 22, 2011

Rating: TV-PG

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Episode 4 Season 2, Episode 4 Jun 5, 2012 $2.99

In a David and Goliath battle Martha represents the driver of a high security prison van. When some of his prisoners escape, Michael Ward opens the doors of his van to find another dead. With Ward and the security firm accused of causing the prisoner's death, Martha fights to make Ward stand up for himself, lest he becomes the fall guy.

Episode 3 Season 2, Episode 3 May 30, 2012 $1.99

Clive is in Oxford, prosecuting three students accused of sexually assaulting a waitress. Up against intimidating defense counsel, Clive begins to waver, but a chance encounter with an old friend helps him discover a passion for prosecuting he didn't know he had. When the case is in danger of collapsing, Clive is faced with one of the biggest decisions of his career.

Episode 1 Season 2, Episode 1 May 19, 2012 $1.99

Martha Costello is now a QC, but she learns fast that it can be lonely at the top. At Shoe Lane Chambers times are tough, and senior clerk Billy struggles to keep things afloat while Clive Reader tries to be stoic about his unsuccessful silk application.

Episode 6 Season 1, Episode 6 Oct 31, 2011 $2.99

Martha takes on the biggest case of her life, defending Mark Draper, a repeat offender on a murder charge at the Old Bailey. However, when the case starts to fall apart, Martha must try to remain focused on the trial as both personal and private pressures escalate. Meanwhile, it is decision time for the pupils, and the fate of chambers hangs in the balance.

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Silk, Season 2
Maxine Peake and Rupert Penry-Jones return in Peter Moffat's thrilling legal drama about the lives, loves and hard cases facing a group of top end bar (more…)
Silk, Season 1
Silk is a fast-paced drama following the rivalry and tension on the front line of criminal law. Martha Costello is a brilliant defense lawyer with a r (more…)