Following its successful first series on BBC One, SILK has been given another season.
Starring Maxine Peake and Rupert Penry-Jones, the series has so far averaged a consolidated audience of 5.9m.
BBC One Controller, Danny Cohen, says:
“Maxine Peake has excelled in Silk and we’re delighted to be bringing this high quality, popular drama back for a second series.”
Drama Controller, Ben Stephenson, added:
“Having a writer of Peter Moffat’s calibre writing a series is what drama at the BBC is all about. The audiences who have fallen in love with Martha, Clive and Billy can look forward to six brand-new cases next year. Now she has silk her cases will be even bigger and more dramatic – but as ever the pressure doesn’t stop there. Will Clive get silk next? Will Nick get his job? And can Kate’s Machiavellian streak ever be stopped?” Read More...