Review: Marcella (S1 E2/8), Monday 11th April, ITV



Throughout the first episode of Hans Rosenfeldt’s Marcella, the eponymous lead character showed herself to be extremely unstable. In the face of a marriage breakdown, Marcella (Anna Friel) was prone to explosive bouts of violence and blackouts and at the end of the episode we saw her confront her estranged husband’s lover, Grace Gibson, only to find herself hours later, dazed, in a bath and covered in blood. Could this be shaping up to be a classic noir tale of one detective committing the crimes without even knowing it? Continue reading