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.
The conclusion of "Silk" on Masterpiece Mystery! airs on Sunday at 8:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.
Celia and Alan, childhood sweethearts reunited after 60 years, are stranded when Alan’s car is stolen. They phone their respective daughters, arrogant Caroline and happy-go-lucky Gillian, to pick them up. Seconds before they actually meet, the women argue bitterly over a parking space. Celia and Alan introduce them to one another and make a surprising announcement.
"Last Tango in Halifax" can be seen on Sundays at 7:00 p.m. beginning September 8th on channels 3 and 3-1.
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, Pt. 2" on Masterpiece Mystery! can be seen on Friday, September 6th at 10:00 p.m. on channel 3.
2012 was a disappointing year for Republicans. The failure to win key swing states in the presidential election and surprising losses in the House and Senate have prompted some reflection. Was their embrace of small government, low taxes and a strong conservative stance on social issues at odds with shifting American demographics? Or did the GOP embrace the right platform but the wrong candidates? Debate Motion: The GOP: Seize the Center or Die? Arguing for the motion: David Brooks, op-ed columnist, The New York Times; Mickey Edwards, former U.S.