REVIEW The Bay (S2 E1/6)

If I’m being totally honest, I really didn’t think the world needed another series of The Bay, ITV’s tale of family liaison officer Lisa Armstrong (Morven Christie) based in the north-England seaside town of Morecambe. It’s not to say series one was bad, but its central premise (that Armstrong had had a one-off sexual dalliance…

REVIEW The Serpent (S1 E3/8)

It seems the BBC’s eight-part, glossy, 1970s crime drama, The Serpent, has settled into an engrossing and terrifying groove. Since that opening episode, instalments two and now three have focused on either one of Charles Sobhraj’s victims or his inner circle. It’s an interesting a clever approach, one the gives context to his crimes and…