REVIEW: A Confession (S1 E6/6)

For five weeks now, we’ve followed the lives of the Fulcher, O’Callaghan/Pickford and Godden/Edwards families. Each extraordinary on their own right and suffering from different types of trauma – that of humiliation and a career destroyed, and that of losing a daughter in the most heinous way possible. I’ve let my feelings be known about…

REVIEW: A Confession (S1 E5/6)

It’s time for me to catch up with A Confession, ITV’s retelling of the story of DS Steve Fulcher, a murderer, Christopher Halliwell, and two of his victims – Sian O’Callaghan and Becky Godden – as well as seismic trauma suffered by the victims’ families. So far, we’ve seen Fulcher catch a killer by unconventional…

REVIEW: A Confession (S1 E4/6)

It’s time to catch-up with ITV’s six-part series detailing the investigation into the real-life murders of Sian O’Callaghan and Becky Godden. We knew that trouble was brewing for DCI Steve Fulcher (Martin Freeman) after he had broken the rules when it came to interviewing prime suspect, Christopher Halliwell. But for this first part of the…

REVIEW: A Confession (S1 E3/6)

This episode marks the half-way stage of this respectfully staged true-crime adaptation and, by the end of it, we had a confessions, two bodies and the whole crux of this series – how DS Steve Fulcher (Martin Freeman) did or didn’t observe police protocol when extracting said confession from prime suspect Christopher Halliwell (Joe Absolom)….

REVIEW: A Confession (S1 E2/6)

Jeff Pope’s latest true crime adaptation began last week in a strong and compelling fashion. The story, which is a painstaking account of the abduction and murder of Sian O’Callaghan, a 22-year-old woman from Swindon, Wiltshire, was sensitively handled and gave equal weight to the investigation – led by DS Steve Fulcher (Martin Freeman) –…

REVIEW: A Confession (S1 E1/6)

ITV’s next big crime series is, once again, a Jeff Pope adaptation of a true-crime story. And ITV loves a true-crime adaptation. The channel hit big with Manhunt earlier this year, and now it once again turns to the king of true-crime adaptations, Jeff Pope, to tell the story of Sian O’Callaghan’s disappearance in 2011….

ITV confirms transmission date for A Confession

ITV’s next big series – based on a true crime story – has now got a transmission date. A Confession tells the story of how Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher, played by Martin Freeman, deliberately breached police procedure and protocol to catch a killer, a decision that ultimately cost him his career and reputation. The series also…

ITV releases first trailer for A Confession

ITV’s next big crime series starts next month, and it’s another true crime adaptation. A Confession tells the story of how Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher, played by Martin Freeman deliberately breached police procedure and protocol to catch a killer, a decision that ultimately cost him his career and reputation. Set in Swindon, Wiltshire,  the series…

REVIEW Spiral (S8 E7&8/10)

The plot’s bubbling along nicely now as Gilou has sussed out Cisco’s plans. But as they seem to involve a suicidal attack on a gang of drug dealers, we don’t hold out much hope for a happy ending for Gilou, caught in the crossfire between cops and robbers.  In fact, as Gilou has been recruited…