Review: Spiral (S5 E7&8/12), Saturday 31st January, BBC4



Last week’s episode of Spiral really left us on a knife-edge. This series we’ve been much more invested in the emotional stories of the characters, and that investment usually means that something bad is about to happen to them, and so it proved. We clung to the hope that lovely Pierre Clément (Gregory Fitoussi) might survive the shooting caused by Stéphane Jaulin’s escape attempt, but no; he died on the operating table, and we, like Berthaud and Karlsson, will have to cope with our grief. Continue reading