‘Silk’ Series 3 Episode 4 review

On Silk this week Martha had to defend a young Muslim man facing extradition to the US on terrorism charges. One couldn’t expect too much from this plot as its themes have been covered numerous times on television in recent years, but we finally got to see the potentially catastrophic result of Martha’s heart ruling … >

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‘Silk’ Series 3 Episode 3 review

This week’s Silk episode dealt with the highly sensitive subject of assisted suicide. A mother was accused of murdering her severely disabled daughter in a case that pitted friends/lovers Martha and Clive against each other. Despite the tragic case, there was the sense that this was more about Martha and Clive’s rivalry than anything else. … >

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‘Silk’ Series 3 Episode 2 review

Last week dealt with the murky underbelly of the police; this week it was the beautiful game. Martha’s compassion for her clients continued as she came to the defence of gay footballer Jordan Sinclair (a stellar Ukweli Roach), who was facing prison for breaking the jaw of a fellow player. The smear-campaign against Jordan by … >

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‘Silk’ Series 3 Episode 1 review

Series 3 of Silk hit the ground running tonight. Within five minutes Martha Costello (complete with foxy new bob) lost a case, made a scene and kissed the face off of Clive Reader (Rupert Penry-Jones). Martha’s tendency to let her heart rule her head looks set to feature heavily over the next five episodes.

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