CANADA: The Escape Artist Starring David Tennant Premieres On Bravo Tonight

The 2013 BBC drama The Escape Artist premieres on Bravo in Canada tonight at 10pm ET / 7pm PT.

David Tennant stars as defence barrister Will Burton in this tense legal thriller created by Spooks writer David Wolstencroft. Given the nickname 'The Escape Artist' due to his skill in securing release for even the most hopeless of cases, Will is a rising star in legal circles. He also has a devoted wife and son, a smart London flat and a second home in the country. However, his charmed idyllic life comes under threat when he takes on the case of the main suspect in a brutal murder trial. After he wins the acquittal of a man he knows to be guilty nothing will ever be the same again.

The Escape Artist also stars Ashley Jensen, Toby Kebbell and Sophie Okonedo.

David Tennant won the British Academy Scotland Award in 2014 for Best Actor for his performance as Will Burton in The Escape Artist.

There is a later repeat of the episode at 1.15am ET

The three part series continues at the same time next Wednesday.