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Episode 5

Silk, Series 3 Episode 5 of 6

Martha has to put her personal feelings aside when she is asked to defend a close friend from her past. Is she strong enough to ask him the tough questions in order to do her job properly?

The evidence against him in the case of a gangland execution is overwhelming. Fingerprints and CCTV put Martha's friend firmly at the scene of the crime, but is it all too convenient? With Clive at her side and CW prosecuting, the stakes are high for everyone. How close were Martha and Sean when they were young, and what are their feelings for each other now?

Billy is shocked when a corrupt solicitor-turned-supergrass from Shoe Lane's past appears to ask for redemption. Meanwhile, battle lines are drawn in chambers as they gear up to an internal tribunal that polarises opinion and Martha begs Billy to tell the truth.

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1 hour

Last on

Mon 31 Mar 2014 03:10


Role Contributor
Martha Costello QCMaxine Peake
Clive Reader QCRupert Penry-Jones
Billy LambNeil Stuke
Harriet HammondMiranda Raison
Caroline Warwick QCFrances Barber
Alan Cowdrey QCAlex Jennings
Jake MilnerTheo Barklem-Biggs
John BrightJohn MacMillan
Bethany BrassingtonAmy Wren
Amy LangJessica Henwick
Micky JoyPhil Davis
SeanKieran O'Brien
NicolaKirsty Bushell
District Judge Dora NooneElizabeth Bennet
Nick PellegriniNicholas Rowe
DCI FitzpatrickVincent Regan
Lloyd BranniganJoe Renton
Louise PhilpottAnna Nightingale
David WhitmanWilliam Troughton
Magistrates Court Judge 1Suzi Davies
Magistrates Court Judge 2Jacqueline King
JunkieDanny Strokes
GaolerDaniel Fearn
ProducerMatt Strevens
DirectorCilla Ware
WriterPeter Moffat

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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