Silk is a British television drama series produced by the BBC and first shown in 2011. Written by Peter Moffat, the series follows a set of barristers, and what they do to attain the rank of Queen's Counsel, known as "taking silk."

  1. Peter Moffat


Series Cast

  1. Maxine Peake

    Maxine Peake

    Martha Costello

    18 Episodes

  2. Rupert Penry-Jones

    Rupert Penry-Jones

    Clive Reader

    18 Episodes

  3. Neil Stuke

    Billy Lamb

    18 Episodes

  4. Natalie Dormer

    Natalie Dormer

    Niamh Cranitch

    12 Episodes

  5. Tom Hughes

    Tom Hughes

    Nick Slade

    6 Episodes

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Last Season


Season 3

2014 | 6 Episodes

Season 3 of Silk premiered on February 24, 2014.

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Status Returning Series


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m



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