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The Escape Artist

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Producer Hilary Bevan-Jones Director Brian Welsh Starring
  • Ashley Jensen
  • Toby Kebbell
  • Sophie Okonedo
  • David Tennant
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    Production Company Endor Productionss

    A three part original suspense thriller set in the world of criminal law. David Tennant plays Will, a talented junior barrister who specialises in getting defendants out of tricky legal cases, a skill which has earned him the nickname of "The Escape Artist".

    When Will helps Liam (Toby Kebbell) avoid a serious murder charge, his role in the case will affect all aspects of his life.

    The Escape Artist also stars Sophie Okonedo and Ashley Jensen and premiered on BBC One on 29th October 2013.


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    The Escape Artist - Episode 2
    The Escape Artist - Episode 3
    The Escape Artist - Episode 1
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    Reviews

    a taut, pacy, chilling – really chilling – thriller... I'm both excited and dreading the rest. Sam Wollaston
    The Guardian

    I can say that I am well and truly hooked Gerard Gilbert
    The Independent

    CRITIC'S CHOICE: The Escape Artist
    A big twist towards the end of this excellent opener is likely to make you clear your diary for the next two parts Michael Hogan
    The Telegraph
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    <p>The Escape Artist, BBC1, 9pm</p>
    David Tennant adds brilliant lawyer to his ever expanding list of convincing performances in this sophisticated three-part drama Carol Carter and Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
    Metro
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    This Week's Must-See TV: 5 Shows You Shouldn't Miss - The Escape Artist: Tuesday (October 29) at 9pm on BBC One
    The Escape Artist will have you gripped. Daniel Sperling
    Digital Spy
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