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‘The Replacement’ Episode 2 recap: BBC One’s new thriller continues

After last week’s gripping opener, this episode begins with Ellen (Morven Christie) holding the baby. Her emergency Caesarean section produces a baby girl, though the mystery death of her boss, Kay, remains unsolved.  Paula (Vicky McClure), her ‘replacement’ maternity cover at work, claims “it doesn’t make any sense.” Was it suicide or was she pushed?...

‘Inside No.9’ Season 3 Episode 4 review: ‘Empty Orchestra’

Last week, we suggested that the then most recent episode of Inside No.9 ­– ‘The Riddle Of The Sphinx’ – might well be the most divisive. Not because it was in any way the most shocking so far (although it had a number of disturbing moments), and not because – at the other end of...

‘Legion’ review: ‘Chapter 4’ is a rapid step up in every way

In the final scene of Legion’s fourth episode, there’s a sign by the side of the road that reads ‘Slow down: uncertainty ahead’. No-one ever told Legion that. ‘Chapter 4’ is a rapid step up in every way for Legion, accelerating the pace of the season while throwing in a dizzying amount of baffling stylistic...

‘Fortitude’ review: Corruption and heartbreak are on the cards in Season 2 Episode 6

Michael and Hildur meet with Fortitude’s scientific community to discuss the files from Vukobejina. In 1942, an attack similar to the wasp plague was reported in the Russian town, which killed all but one man. The individual survived his infection and displayed unprecedented tissue regeneration, as well as aggression that resulted in the deaths of...