Created by Peter Moffat, Silk follows a group of barristers in London, with two of them, Martha Costello and Clive Reader, determined to become Queens Counsel (known in legal slang as taking silk). In the season one finale it was revealed that Martha had become a QC while Clive hadn’t. The new season will explore the pressures on both Martha and Clive as she deals with the increased workload involved with being a QC, while he tries to deal with the rejection of not making the cut.
The drama series is produced by BBC Drama Production and stars Maxine Peak as Martha Costello QC, Rupert Penry-Jones as Clive Reader, Indira Varma as George Duggan, Frances Baraber as Caroline Warwick QC, John MacMillan as John Bright, Amy Wren as Bethany, Theo Barklem-Biggs as Jakes, Neil Stuke as Billy and Phil Davis as Micky Joy.
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