TV Escape Artist, The ( BBC-1 2013, David Tennant, Sophie Okonedo) Published 3 years ago on July 4, 2016 Tense thriller The Escape Artist focused on barrister Will Burton who has built a reputation for never losing a case so much so that a Queens Council title might be on the cards. His latest case sees him defending a suspected murderer, Liam Foyle. Despite not being convinced of Foyle’s innocence Burton is able to get him an aquittal on a technicality. Burton’s problems begin when Foyle feels he has been slighted by Burton in someway and sets about stalking Burton’s wife Kate and son Jamie and eventually murdering them. When Foyle once again gets an aquittal Burton vows his revenge and and plots the perfect murder. Filmed in London and Scotland The Escape Artist is excellent stuff with another typically strong central performance from David Tennant. production details UK / BBC One – Endor Productions / 3×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 29 October – 12 November 2013 Writer: David Wolstencroft / Cinematography: David Higgs / Music: Nicholas Hooper / Executive Producers: David Wolstencroft, Matthew Read / Producer: Paul Frift, Hilary Bevan Jones / Director: Brian Welsh cast David Tennant as Will Burton Roy Marsden as Peter Simkins Ashley Jensen as Kate Burton Alistair Petrie as Julian Fowkes QC Kate Dickie as Jenny Patrick Ryecart as Gavin de Souza QC Jeany Spark as Tara Monica Dolan as Eileen Morris Stephen Wright as Danny Monk Toby Kebbell as Liam Foyle Anton Lesser as Richard Mayfield QC Brid Brennan as Mary Gus Barry as Jamie Anton LesserAshley JensenBBCDavid TennantJeany SparkKate DickiePatrick RyecartRoy MarsdenThrillerTV Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes14 hours ago Single Parents: Summer of Miggy (S1EP17 ABC Wed 27 Feb 2019) Summer of Miggy: As baby Jack prepares to walk for the first time, Miggy feels old and tries to recapture... Episodes14 hours ago Ministry Of Evil: The Twisted Cult Of Tony Alamo (Sundance Premieres Wed 27 Feb 2019) Ministry of Evil chronicles the life and crimes of Tony Alamo, who, together with his wife, became a born-again, fire-and-brimstone... Episodes14 hours ago Bargain Mansions: Stairway To Master Suite Heaven (S2EP15 DIY Wed 27 Feb 2019) Stairway To Master Suite Heaven: Host Tamara Day uses a 1,400-square-foot second-story addition to build three new bedrooms in a... Episodes14 hours ago You’re the Worst: The Pillars of Creation (S5EP8 FXX Wed 27 Feb 2019) The Pillars of Creation: Paul, Vernon, and Becca air their dirty laundry on a weekend getaway. Airdate: Wednesday 27 February... Episodes14 hours ago Whiskey Cavalier: Pilot (Series Premiere ABC Wed 27 Feb 2019) Pilot: Following an emotional breakup, tough but tender FBI super-agent Will Chase (code name: “Whiskey Cavalier”) is assigned to work... search EPISODES Episodes14 hours ago Deadly Class: Rise Above (S1EP7 SYFY Wed 27 Feb 2019) Rise Above: Marcus confesses the truth about Chester to Saya which leads them on a citywide manhunt. Airdate: Wednesday 27... Episodes14 hours ago Guy’s Grocery Games: Big Cheese (S20EP5 FoodTV Wed 27 Feb 2019) Big Cheese: Three cheese pros return to compete against some of the cheesiest chefs, as Guy Fieri puts the competitors... Episodes14 hours ago Schitt’s Creek: The Hospies (S5EP8 POP Wed 27 Feb 2019) The Hospies: Johnny and Stevie attend the regional hospitality awards, while Moira does everything in her power to stop Alexis... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 weeks ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies2 weeks ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies2 weeks ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.