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Silk: Series 1

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Silk follows the rivalry, tension, passion and intrigue of life on the front line of criminal law. Martha Costello (Maxine Peake, Little Dorrit) is a brilliant, passionate defense barrister with a reputation for defending the poor and downtrodden. She is about to embark on the next step of her career and apply to be a member of the highly prestigious Queen's Counsel. But she's not the only one at her chambers applying. Joining Martha is Clive Reader (Rupert Penry Jones, MI-5); charming and ruthless, funny, gifted and dangerous. Only one is likely to be made QC so how they perform in court is vital and Clive knows how to play the game.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Fast-paced intelligent drama Dec 29 2013
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SILK is an excellent, highly entertaining drama. The lead character is a smart-as-a-whip barrister in a London firm (called a 'set', apparently, in England) who is passionate about justice - seeking it for her clients and defending it against some of her slightly sleazy colleagues. She is human and fallible; she is professional and fiercely strong. The series is fascinating and it is truly wonderful to spend 1-hour-long episodes in the company of a female character I would like to share a meal with.

I bought this on spec and will definitely be seeking out seasons 2 and 3.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Silk is Smooth Dec 14 2013
By Richard
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I can't wait until series 2 is available. This is an incredible program. It makes me wish I could access British TV from Canada. The characters are well-developed and authentic. Great program.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Brilliant Series! Feb. 20 2014
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"Silk" is probably my favourite television series to come along in many years. The acting is superb and the story line and character development strikes a great balance between edgy, human, and at times humorous. The stories are interesting, though, I must say that they all touch on very disturbing subject matter. So this might not be the right series for you if you are squeamish about such things. I haven't bought Series 1 because both it and Series 2 are currently available on television. Shortly the third series will be aired. So, I am holding out for the end of Series 3 as I am betting on a three series pack being available soon. Anyway, this is a must see and yet one more example of British Television at its best.
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