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Spotted in the Temple: the filming of Silk series 3 — and Rupert Penry-Jones isn’t happy

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The good news for actor Rupert Penry-Jones, who plays barrister Clive Reader in hit BBC drama Silk, is that his character has finally been made a QC — as you can see below. The bad news is that he was forced to miss yesterday’s historic Wimbledon final for the filming of the third series…

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Poor Rupert…

This is how the filming looked, with Falcon Chambers re-branded ‘Shoe Lane Building’ for the day.

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However, the eagle-eyed will have noticed that the ‘Shoe Lane Chambers’ ladder (pictured above top) — which features the names of Reader, fellow star barrister Martha Costello and clerk Billy Lamb — appears to have been placed on top of the real one belonging to Goldsmith Chambers.

Pictures by @SeeYouInCourt1.