PARENTS who were this week expecting their third patter of tiny feet must surely have had one eye on the clock as their puffed their way through the contractions. As if the occasion wasn’t momentous enough already, there was an added cash-prize twist. Think Deal or No Deal but with George Osborne instead of NoelContinue reading “No baby should be declared undeserving of support”
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Broadchurch series three, episode five: muddled messages
Another survivor comes forward … but her reasons for staying silent until now just don’t ring true.
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 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 Fall, series three, episode three: The plot thickens
Someone finally puts some cuffs on Spector, and after Stella is over-ruled on dropping charges against poor Sally-Anne it seems she might resort to desperate measures.
National Treasure, Episode 4: A wasted opportunity from start to finish
Robbie Coltrane gets through all four episodes without conveying a single human emotion on his face – give that man a Bafta!
National Treasure, Episode 3: An accuser finally speaks
Finally we hear from one of Finchley’s accusers – and are given a break all from that distractingly artsy camera work.
National Treasure, Episode 2: The Finchleys really need to buy some curtains
Flashbacks, visual cliches and caricatures in episode two of the wildly over-hyped drama.