The Escape Artist

The Escape Artist (2013)

There is a line between law and justice.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Creator: David Wolstencroft
  • First Air Date: 2013-10-29
  • Last Air Date: 2013-11-12
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 3
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 60 min.
  • Production Company: Endor Productions
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Networks: BBC One
  • Director: Brian Welsh
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A chilling and bloody legal thriller that explores the line between law and justice. Will Burton, a talented junior barrister of peerless intellect and winning charm, specialises in spiriting people out of tight legal corners. He is in high demand as he has never lost a case. But when his talents acquit the notorious prime suspect in an horrific murder trial, that brilliance comes back to bite him with unexpected and chilling results, not to mention a shocking twist.

  • Keywords: london, england, revenge, lawyer, fight for justice, wife murder, legal drama
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    The Escape Artist Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2013-10-29
    3 Episodes

    The Escape Artist Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Episode 160 min
    Season 1Episode 2Episode 260 min
    Season 1Episode 3Episode 360 min
    • David Tennant

      as Will Burton
    • Toby Kebbell

      as Liam Foyle
    • Sophie Okonedo

      as Maggie Gardner
    • Ashley Jensen

      as Kate Burton
    Directing Brian Welsh Director
    Production Hilary Bevan Jones Producer
    Writing David Wolstencroft Writer
    Production Paul Frift Producer
    Directing San Davey Script Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Anita Lad Costume Supervisor
    Costume & Make-Up Kathy Kneller Makeup Artist
    Art Nicole Northridge Art Direction
    Sound Duncan Price Dialogue Editor
    Crew Heidi Mount Post Production Supervisor
    Sound Chris Ashworth Sound Recordist
    Costume & Make-Up Catherine Scoble Makeup Designer
    Costume & Make-Up Catherine Scoble Hair Designer
    Costume & Make-Up Jacky Levy Costume Designer
    Production Tom Nash Development Producer
    Production Nina Gold Casting
    Production Robert Sterne Casting
    Sound Nicholas Hooper Original Music Composer
    Editing Jamie Pearson Editor
    Production Mark Leese Production Designer
    Camera David Higgs Director of Photography
    Production David Wolstencroft Executive Producer
    Production Matthew Read Executive Producer
    Production Paula Turnbull Production Manager
    Directing Francesco Reidy First Assistant Director
    Camera Lee Tailor Second Assistant Camera
    Directing Hannah Green Third Assistant Director
    Crew David Holt Special Effects Technician
    Visual Effects Gary J. Brown Visual Effects
    Camera Anna Benbow First Assistant "A" Camera
    Camera James Harrison Second Assistant "B" Camera
    Camera Gordon Segrove First Assistant "B" Camera
    Camera Daniel Wombwell Second Assistant "B" Camera