It’s a solid start, but I’m not sure we can trust Chris Chibnall not to deliver a ludicrous conclusion to a story about violent sexual assault.
Large-scale benefit fraud “crackdowns” are less about clawing back cash and more an attempt to degrade and humiliate anyone and everyone who relies on state support.
There’s an understandable reluctance to attach labels to children who are struggling to cope, but without diagnosis, how can they get help?
I’D forgotten how long it took for Karen Matthews to be arrested. The concluding scene of the first part of this drama seemed almost tantamount to a confession, as she stood gormless and unmoved when seeing her daughter for the first time in three weeks. For someone who had proved herself a good actress duringContinue reading “The Moorside, BBC One, Episode 2”
If the transfer of assets from parents to their children is thwarting aspirations of social mobility, why won’t our politicians come out and say so?
Shannon Matthews might not be the focus of this well-made drama, but it will certainly be an unsettling watch for the now 18-year-old.
Donald Trump’s team and clearly telling whoppers, but if we aren’t willing to put in the background reading, do we get the ‘truth’ we deserve?