Recent sightings in the Inns of Court of the filming of the third series of Silk have seen anticipation build about the return to our screens of the hit BBC legal drama.
Helpfully, two of the show's lead actors have moved to sate the interest of fans by taking loads of behind-the-scenes pictures and posting them on Twitter. The best of the snaps by Rupert Penry-Jones and Neil Stuke — who play, respectively, Reader and senior clerk Billy Lamb — are below...
Fun times on Middle Temple Lane.
A film crew descends on a lucky chambers.
Sunday at the RCJ.
Clive Reader takes a quick selfie...
...before settling down to a nap.
Coming round with a coffee.
Penry-Jones' love of sharing extends to tweeting pictures of his feet...
...and those of his co-stars.
"Don't you wish your senior clerk was hot like me?" Neil Stuke was perhaps wondering during this break from filming.
A man for all seasons: Stuke back in his suit yesterday for the last bit of filming before the series' rumoured October launch.
One of the bloggers who named Lord McAlpine in the wake of Newsnight’s report wrongly accusing a senior Tory of paedophilia is, surprisingly, a barrister. Duncan Roy practised at the Bar for nine years until 2010. He writes the 'Scrapper Duncan' blog.
Roy's post naming Lord McAlpine – which gave significant credence to the false rumours, coming as it did from a member of a respected profession like the Bar – was removed over the weekend (see screenshot below). However, at least one version of it has been re-published elsewhere and remains online...