Silk to end after three series
'Silk' is to end after three series.
The BBC One courtroom drama will come to an end following the conclusion of the current series later this month, the show's creator has confirmed.
The series stars Maxine Peake, Rupert Penry-Jones and Neil Stuke as a team of expert barristers.
Creator Peter Moffat told Radio Times: ''It has been a complete joy to work with a group of actors as good as this and with a lead actress who I consider to be the best there is.
''The main characters in 'Silk' all have personal and professional stories which are coming to a natural conclusion at the end of this current series.
''It would be dishonest as a writer, and unfair to the integrity of the show and everyone involved in it, to prolong the series beyond what I hope is a powerful and compelling denouement.''
While 'Silk' is set to end on TV, the BBC recently confirmed plans for a radio spin-off of the show, to be heard on BBC Radio 4.
Three audio programmes will air in the radio station's afternoon drama slot and will focus on the show's legal clerks.
'Silk: The Clerks' Room' will begin on April 1, one day after the TV series ends.21-03-2014
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