A junior barrister celebrated for spiriting people out of tight legal corners represents an accused murderer.
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Series cast summary:
David Tennant ...  Will Burton 3 episodes, 2013
Toby Kebbell ...  Liam Foyle 3 episodes, 2013
Brid Brennan ...  Mary 3 episodes, 2013
Sophie Okonedo ...  Maggie Gardner 3 episodes, 2013
Tony Gardner ...  Trevor Harris 3 episodes, 2013
Anton Lesser ...  Richard Mayfield QC / ... 3 episodes, 2013
Gus Barry Gus Barry ...  Jamie Burton 3 episodes, 2013
Stephen Wight ...  Danny Monk 3 episodes, 2013
Jeany Spark ...  Tara 3 episodes, 2013
Nicholas Woodeson ...  George Balfour QC / ... 3 episodes, 2013
Ashley Jensen ...  Kate Burton 2 episodes, 2013
Roy Marsden ...  Peter Simpkins / ... 3 episodes, 2013
Kate Dickie ...  Jenny 2 episodes, 2013
Faton Gerbeshi Faton Gerbeshi ...  Vadim / ... 2 episodes, 2013
Michael Cochrane ...  Judge 2 episodes, 2013
Monica Dolan ...  Eileen Morris 2 episodes, 2013
Patrick Ryecart ...  Gavin De Souza QC / ... 2 episodes, 2013
Jessica Ransom ...  Helen 2 episodes, 2013
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Revolves around Will Burton, a talented junior barrister of peerless intellect and winning charm who specialises in spiriting people out of tight legal corners. He is in high demand as he has never lost a case. But when his talents acquit the notorious prime suspect in an horrific murder trial, that brilliance comes back to bite him with unexpected and chilling results, not to mention a shocking twist in the tale. Written by BBC

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There is a line between law and justice. See more »

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Drama | Thriller

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"Silks" are eminent lawyers who have been given the honor of being selected as Queen's Council. See more »

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Remade as La main du mal (2016) See more »

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Brilliant David Tennant
3 July 2020 | by tamaramarkovichSee all my reviews

You might love or hate this piece, however one thing is absolutely sure: David Tennant has given us some brilliant acting in this show, and even if it is for that only it deserves 10/10.


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UK

Language:

English

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2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Escape Artist See more »

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London, England, UK See more »

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(3 parts)

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1.78 : 1
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