Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 28, 2013
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network
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The Escape Artist (UK)

The Escape Artist is an original three-part suspense thriller set in the world of criminal law. David Tennant plays Will Burton, a talented junior barrister who specializes in spiriting people out of tight legal corners, hence his nickname of “The Escape Artist”. Will is in high demand as he has never lost a case. But when his talents acquit the prime suspect in a horrific murder trial, that brilliance comes back to bite him with unexpected and chilling results.

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01x03 Episode 3 Aired: Nov. 12, 2013

Maggie and Will are both determined to win the case and find themselves ever closer to the dangerous and cunning Liam Foyle.

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The show had 1 season and 3 episodes air in 2013.

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  • David Tennant and Sophie Okonedo were both in Doctor Who. Sophie as Liz Ten and David as the Tenth Doctor.
  • Paul Daniels was a widely acclaimed British magician who had a popular TV show for 15 years.
  • "Silks" are eminent lawyers who have been given the honor of being selected as Queen's Council.
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