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Masterpiece Classic  ·  Episode 4323

Silk: Part 1

Barrister Martha Costello (Maxine Peake) aspires to rise to the rank of Queen’s Counsel, also known as “taking Silk.” To prove her merit, she takes on challenging cases— and an ambitious student pupil (Tom Hughes). Her opposing counsel in a major case is Clive (Rupert Penry-Jones), a rival barrister in her chambers. Can Martha satisfy both the personal and the professional demands placed on her?
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