Drama · A six-part series about life at the Bar, the dilemmas and problems that modern day barristers have to face, and what it means to become a silk. Silk is a British television drama series produced by the BBC which was broadcast over three series on BBC One between 22 February and 31 March Created by Peter Moffat, the series follows the daily goings on of Shoe Lane Chambers and its members in their personal and professional lives. Silk: Season One (DVD). 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.
Buy Silk, Season 1: Read Movies & TV Reviews - Tv Season Info. Series about life at the Bar, the dilemmas and problems that modern day barristers have to face, and what it means to become a silk. -- (C) BBC. Genre: Drama. Network: BBC. Premiere Date: Sep 25, Creator: Peter Moffat. A six-part series about life at the Bar and what it means to become a silk.
Maxine Peak (Little Dorrit) and Rupert Penry-Jones (The 39 Steps) as rival barristers with very different work styles. Feb 22, If you didn't already know that Peter Moffat was a barrister before he turned to scriptwriting, it wouldn't be hard to guess from his TV career. He cut his teeth with an episode of Kavanagh QC. Then came his series North Square, set in a Leeds legal chambers dominated by the terrifyingly macho clerk Peter.