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Silk, Series 1

Series 1

Two rival barristers, one an idealistic defense lawyer, Martha Costello (Maxine Peake), and the other a ruthless prosecutor, Clive Reader (Rupert Penry-Jones), compete for the prestigious appointment as Queen's Counsel in three episodes of high-stakes cases and the rivalry, tension, and intrigue on the front lines of criminal law.

Two rival barristers, one an idealistic defense lawyer, Martha Costello (Maxine Peake), and the other a ruthless prosecutor, Clive Reader (Rupert Penry-Jones), compete for the prestigious appointment as Queen's Counsel in three episodes of high-stakes cases and the rivalry, tension, and intrigue on the front lines of criminal law.

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