MASTERPIECE MYSTERY Continues Into The Fall With Six New Episodes
Sundays, 8/25 – 9 /8 “Silk” (A New, Modern-Day, British Courtroom Series)
Sundays, 9/15 – 9/29 “Foyle’s War, Series VII” (3 New Episodes)
Ch. 5.1 – Sundays at 9:00 pm
Ch. 9.1 – Tuesdays at 9:00 pm & Saturdays at 10:00 pm
MYSTERY! “Silk” – 3-Part Series
Sundays, 8/25 – 9 /8 at 9:00 – 11:00 pm
This modern, fast-paced legal drama that follows the rivalries, passions and intrigues of criminal law stars Maxine Peake (“Little Dorrit”) and Rupert Penry-Jones (“MI-5”/”The 39 Steps”) as rival barristers – Martha and Clive. Written by Peter Moffat (“Criminal Justice”).
“Silk: Episode 1”
Sunday, 8/25 at 9:00 pm
Barrister Martha Costello is under pressure to win cases as she aspires to rise to the rank of Queen’s Counsel, also known as “taking Silk.” In an effort to boost her Silk application, Martha takes on challenging cases to prove her merit — and an ambitious student pupil (Tom Hughes). That Martha’s opposing counsel in a major case is Clive, a rival barrister in her chambers, complicates matters further. Will Martha be able to satisfy both the personal and the professional demands placed on her?
“Silk: Episode 2”
Sunday, 9/1 at 9:00 pm
As Martha defends a vulnerable teenager, the pupils are given their first opportunity to stand up in court. In a separate case at a police tribunal, she is forced to defend a police officer accused of racism. As the pressure continues to mount for Martha and the pupils, Clive receives some astonishing news that could change not only his personal life, but life at chambers for everyone.
“Silk: Episode 3”
Sunday, 9/8 at 9:00 pm
Both Martha and Clive have their Silk interviews and Martha takes on the biggest case of her life: defending a repeat offender on a murder charge at the Old Bailey. When the case begins to fall apart, Martha struggles to remain focused as the stress on her personal and private life grows. All the while, the pupils’ future and the fate of chambers hang in the balance.
MASTERPIECE: MYSTERY! “Foyle’s War, Series VII” (3 New Episodes)
Sundays, September 15-29 at 9:00-10:30 p.m.
See how Foyle and Sam adjust to a new era of secrets, intelligence and security.
Foyle (Michael Kitchen) and his loyal friend Sam (Honeysuckle Weeks) return in three new episodes of the highly anticipated detective series, set in post-war 1946-47.
MYSTERY! “Foyle’s War, VII – The Eternity Ring”
Sunday, September 15, 2013, 9:00-10:30 p.m.
Foyle investigates the possibility of a Russian spy network in the heart of London. — With one war ended, a new one is looming as the iron curtain falls across Europe. Suspecting that British atomic research has been infiltrated, MI5 asks Foyle to investigate the possibility of a Russian spy network in the heart of London. During his inquiry, Foyle learns that his former driver, Sam, has been working for one of the possible suspects. Could she be involved?
MYSTERY! “Foyle’s War, VII – The Cage”
Sunday, September 22, 2013, 9:00-10:30 p.m.
A severely injured man drags himself to a hospital, only to die shortly after being found by a nurse and doctor. As Foyle makes inquiries, he is led to discover a mysterious military facility full of secrets that could threaten British Intelligence. Meanwhile, Sam’s jumbled efforts to help her husband Adam campaign for Parliament draw surprising results.
MYSTERY! “Foyle’s War, VII – Sunflower”
Sunday, September 29, 2013, 9:00-10:30 p.m.
Foyle is tasked with protecting Karl Strasser, a Nazi officer turned MI5 informant who believes he is in danger. America wants Strasser extradited for his involvement in a wartime event, but British Intelligence is determined to protect him. As Foyle nears a solution to the case, the unfathomable truth of “Operation Sunflower” is revealed.