Martha (Maxine Peake) has to put her personal feelings aside when she is asked to defend Sean, a close friend from her past. Is she strong enough to ask him the tough questions in order to do her job properly? How close were Martha and Sean when they were young and what are their feelings for each other now?
Martha (Maxine Peake) is becoming increasingly isolated as she fights to defend ex-boyfriend Sean against overwhelming evidence. Determined to ignore an angry Clive (Rupert Penry-Jones) who attempts to force her to confront the holes in her client's story, Martha begins to wonder if she's cut out for this job.