REVIEW The Serpent (S1 E8/8)

When the BBC announced that would be bringing the story of Charles Sobhraj to the small screen, I read up a little on his case. It’s a mind-boggling story, full of deceit, manipulation, glamour and terrifying violence. It’s also a story that evolved until the 2010s, so I knew that going into this final episode…

REVIEW The Serpent (S1 E7/8)

All roads lead to Paris. Charles Sobhraj and Marie-AndrĂ©e had left south-east Asia behind intent on starting a semi-legitimate business up in the French capital. Soon enough, the whole tone and feel of the series changed – instead of the grimy, alive streets of Bombay and Bangkok, it was slick suits and chic fashions. The…