Oh, what a surprise – a preposterous ending.
Another week, another suspect who’s too dodgy by half to be the actual culprit.
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.
Another survivor comes forward … but her reasons for staying silent until now just don’t ring true.
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”
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.
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.
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?
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.