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.
Last Episode01x03 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.
Series Fun Facts
- "Silks" are eminent lawyers who have been given the honor of being selected as Queen's Council.
- David Tennant and Sophie Okonedo were both in Doctor Who. Sophie as Liz Ten and David as the Tenth Doctor.
- David Tennant and Ashley Jensen both had voice roles in the movie "How to train your Dragon' (2010)