Feb. 22, 2011
60 min.
BBC One TV Network

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Martha Costello is in her thirties, single, passionate and a Defence Barrister applying for Silk (Highest ranking of a Barrister). Innocent until proven guilty are four words she lives by. But how does this fundamental principle stand up to examination by clients who are sometimes good, sometimes bad and sometimes evil? Martha is faced with challenging cases and surprising clients.

Character Guide | Cast/Crew | Guest Stars
Martha Costelloplayed by Maxine Peake
played by Maxine Peake
Clive Readerplayed by Rupert Penry-Jones
Billy Lambplayed by Neil Stuke
played by Neil Stuke
Caroline Warwickplayed by Frances Barber
played by Frances Barber
Harriet Hammondplayed by Miranda Raison
played by Miranda Raison
Alan Cowdrey QCplayed by Alex Jennings (i)
John Brightplayed by John MacMillan
played by John MacMillan
Jake Milnerplayed by Theo Barklem-Biggs
Bethany Brassingtonplayed by Amy Wren
played by Amy Wren
Amy Langplayed by Jessica Henwick
played by Jessica Henwick
Micky Joyplayed by Philip Davis
played by Philip Davis
Daniel Lomasplayed by Shaun Evans
played by Shaun Evans
Niamh Cranitchplayed by Natalie Dormer
played by Natalie Dormer
George Dugganplayed by Indira Varma
played by Indira Varma
Nick Sladeplayed by Tom Hughes
played by Tom Hughes
Kate Brockmanplayed by Nina Sosanya
played by Nina Sosanya
Jimmy Johnsonplayed by Jamie Dispirito
played by Jamie Dispirito
Gary Rushplayed by Paul Hilton
played by Paul Hilton
Brian Frogett played by Owen Teale
played by Owen Teale
Michael Doddplayed by Peter Vaughan
played by Peter Vaughan

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