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Episode 2

Silk, Series 2 Episode 2 of 6

Martha represents Captain Ed Ryan in a court-martial. He is accused of disobeying an order, resulting in the death of a 19-year-old private. Under the watchful eyes of a distraught family who want answers, Martha navigates the army's legal system with the help of Captain Cassidy, Ryan's unit defence officer. Doggedly seeking the truth, Martha slowly peels back the layers of past and present wounds, revealing the shocking reality of modern combat.

Meanwhile, temptation is never far away for Clive, who is warned by Billy to keep his relationship with George Duggan purely professional.

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1 hour

Last on

Sat 26 May 2012 02:05


Role Contributor
ProducerRichard Stokes
ProducerRichard Stokes
DirectorPeter Hoar
DirectorPeter Hoar
WriterPeter Moffat
WriterPeter Moffat
Executive ProducerPeter Moffat
Executive ProducerPeter Moffat
Martha CostelloMaxine Peake
Martha Costello QCMaxine Peake
Clive ReaderRupert Penry-Jones
Billy LambNeil Stuke
Micky JoyPhil Davis
Caroline Warwick QCFrances Barber
George DugganIndira Varma
Alan Cowdrey QCAlex Jennings
John BrightJohn MacMillan
Jake MilnerTheo Barklem-Biggs
Bethany BrassingtonAmy Wren
Captain Ed RyanMatthew McNulty
Captain Robert CassidyJamie Parker
Lt Col Jack ClemenceTom Beard
Judge HoyleTim McMullan
Major ScotterAndrew Woodall
Sgt Major Chris PierceMark Lewis Jones
Mrs RiversSonia Ritter
Paul McGovernKobna Holdbrook-Smith
Private Andy BloxhamJoshua Mayes-Cooper
Fatima AliShanaya Rafaat
Executive ProducerHilary Salmon

Video interview: Neil Stuke

Neil Stuke details the conflict between Billy and Harriet

Neil describes the conflict between Billy and the officer manager.

Video interview: Miranda Raison

Miranda Raison introduces new office manager Harriet

Miranda introduces Harriet and her relationship with Billy.

Video interview: Jessica Henwick

Jessica Henwick introduces new barrister pupil Amy

Jessica Henwick introduces determined barrister pupil, Amy.

Trail: Silk Series 3


Official launch trail for Silk which returns for a third series.

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