Tv Lawyer Maxine Peake Joins Barristers' Protest
British actress Maxine Peake joined thousands of attorneys at a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament in London on Friday to protest against cuts to legal aid.
Silk actress Maxine Peake protests against legal aid cuts with barristers in Westminster
Silk actress Maxine Peake got involved in some real-life legal drama today, joining barristers at Westminster to protest against the government's 220 million cut in legal aid, which lawyers say will force hundreds of firms to close across the country.
VIDEO: Grayling effigy at legal aid protest
Celebrities including actress Maxine Peake and former Blur drummer David Rowntree have joined thousands of protesters opposed to legal aid cuts in England and Wales.
Maxine Peake: TV barrister backs strike action by lawyers over A 215M cut in legal aid
TV barrister Maxine Peake is backing a day of action today by lawyers protesting against the A 215million cut in legal aid.
Movie Review: 'Run & Jump'
"Run & Jump" is an uncommonly offbeat and charmingly unconventional romance, an Irish comedy that lets itself get very serious, now and again, and is all the richer for it.
4.7 million watch Maxine Peake in new series of Silk
BBC legal drama Silk, starring Bolton actress Maxine Peake, pictured, returned on Monday night for a third series with nearly five million viewers.
Leftist claptrap, a plot full of legal loopholes - but let's not be picky
Leftist claptrap, a plot full of legal loopholes - but let's not be picky: CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews last night's TV No one likes a moaner.
Maxine Peake: Actors and barristers are similar - they're both show-offs
No, I'd get too frustrated and emotional. Although the DVLA has just mistakenly taken my dad's driving licence off him so I suggested I could represent him.
NEWSilk, Moone Boy and My Mad Fat Diary: TV picks
Maxine Peake is back in Silk, with a case involving the boss's son. Meanwhile, Rae can't figure out her boyfriend's motives in My Mad Fat Diary.
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Silk on BBC1: Maxine Peake and Rupert Penry-Jones return for a third series of the legal drama
Maxine Peake and Rupert Penry-Jones return for a third series of the popular legal drama Silk on BBC1 on Monday British TV viewers seem to love nothing more than a good crime drama.
Bafta-winning 12 Years A Slave actor is up against the Broadchurch star for top gong, with Olivia Colman, Gillian Anderson and Maxine Peake up for Best Actress "The first pic of Matt and I in character was released four years ago today," tweeted Amy Pond herself, "but, I have the real one... from the first camera test..."