Martha is becoming increasingly isolated as she fights to defend ex-boyfriend Sean against overwhelming evidence. Determined to ignore an angry Clive, who attempts to force her to confront the holes in her client's story, Martha begins to wonder if she's cut out for this world. As she begins to uncover further lies Sean has told, Martha is shocked when she has to rely on an old enemy if she is to have any hope of clearing his name.
As chambers begin to worry for her emotional stability, Martha's campaign to lead Shoe Lane into a new future begins to suffer. The shocking truth about the case is finally revealed, and after the jury return their verdict a shattered Martha is forced to confront her actions and their effect on the case. Can she move forward from this?
Billy's harassment tribunal comes to a head and, when Shoe Lane votes on the silk to guide them into an uncertain future, Martha must decide what really matters.
|Martha Costello QC||Maxine Peake|
|Clive Reader QC||Rupert Penry-Jones|
|Billy Lamb||Neil Stuke|
|Harriet Hammond||Miranda Raison|
|Caroline Warwick QC||Frances Barber|
|Alan Cowdrey QC||Alex Jennings|
|Jake Milner||Theo Barklem-Biggs|
|John Bright||John Macmillan|
|Bethany Brassington||Amy Wren|
|Amy Lang||Jessica Henwick|
|Micky Joy||Phil Davis|
|District Judge Dora Noone||Elizabeth Bennet|
|DCI Fitzpatrick||Vincent Regan|
|Elizabeth Buchan||Emma Fielding|