8:30pm – Thursday, July 12 on ABC1
Martha Costello (Maxine Peake) is defending Jackson Henderson in a death row case at the Supreme Court.
Chambers clerk Billy Lamb Neil Stuke) is breathing down her neck and it’s the toughest legal argument of her career.
Clive Reader (Rupert Penry-Jones) feels increasingly he is not the right barrister for Fatima Ali, (Shanaya Rafaat) who believes she is responsible for the death of her brother and he persuades Martha to take the brief.
He wants to prosecute notorious criminal Jody Farr, in what he believes will be the trial of his career.
Fatima will not speak up for herself, and just as all seems lost, Martha is offered a deal with the devil in return for Fatima’s freedom.