Scenes of a rape crisis worker bullying a survivor presumably weren’t run by the charities that were so quick to praise the show at the beginning.
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Line of Duty series four, episode two: That escalated quickly
Things have gone very silly very early on, but a cracking interrogation scene reminds us of what Line of Duty does best.
Broadchurch series three, episode five: muddled messages
Another survivor comes forward … but her reasons for staying silent until now just don’t ring true.
Line of Duty series four, episode one: a rollercoaster ride
A thrill ride of an opening episode raises interesting questions about corruption and conspiracy (or lack thereof), and culminates with a cliffhanger worthy of Breaking Bad.
Broadchurch: Series three, episode four
THE police have had some strange priorities when investigating this case. While they were quick off the mark with their in-depth condoms-and-fishing-twine research, they’ve been a bit slow about checking the sex offender register for locals who’ve committed almost identical crimes. Ah well. Better late than never. Aaron says he’s not a rapist, but givesContinue reading “Broadchurch: Series three, episode four”
It’ll take more than a TV show to stamp out rape myths
If everyone in Scotland took just two minutes and six seconds to watch the I Just Froze campaign’s films, it could make all the difference to countless survivors. It could mean the difference between saying the right thing and asking the wrong questions.
Broadchurch: series three, episode three
The net widens further and further as every man in a 10-mile radius proves to be some sort of wrong ‘un. Meanwhile, Miller eats a scotch egg.
Broadchurch: Series three, episode two
The overall daftness of this drama jars with the naturalistic scenes of victim Trish talking about her ordeal. Are there really no normal, non-shifty men in all of Broadchurch?
Broadchurch: Series three, episode one
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.
The Moorside, BBC One, Episode 2
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”