REVIEW: Killing Eve (S1 E8/8)

Killing Eve comes to a thunderous climax (fnarr, fnarr) with the final showdown between psycho assassin Oksana/Villanelle, and downtrodden intelligence service wifey, Eve. Who will get the bullet? Or will they go off into the sunset together, like Thelma and Louise? First, of course, there’s a big obstacle to be removed before the lust-fuelled relationship…

REVIEW: Killing Eve (S1 E7/8)

For such a smart cookie, you’d have thought Oksana would have realised that she was being set up – having successfully killed inconvenient witness Nadia, she finds herself thrown into The Hole, and abandoned by Konstantin. We saw it coming – why didn’t she? After strong hints that Carolyn has spent the night with Konstantin…

REVIEW: Killing Eve (S1 E6/8)

Now Eve knows that Villanelle is actually Russian psycho Oksana Astankova, the hunt can start in earnest; but with Villanelle assigned to Russia to rub out the inconvenient Nadia, how can Eve pursue her vendetta? Turns out, it’s pretty easy; Carolyn just calls in a favour from her Russian counterpart, and soon she and Eve…

REVIEW: Killing Eve (S1 E4/8)

  The gloves are really off this week – Bill’s dead, Eve’s in bits, and Villanelle has gone completely tonto. If the two ever collide, there are going to be repercussions. Grief, of course, is Eve’s main motivation now – as well as guilt. Never mind that it was Bill’s own unprofessional behaviour that got…

REVIEW: Killing Eve (S1 E3/8)

Last week’s realisation on the part of both protagonists that they had met now has tragic repercussions, as their mutual obsession leads to an unexpected casualty. Well, we say ‘unexpected’, but in fact it was pretty obvious that dear old Bill (David Haig) was going to be a victim of Villanelle’s murderous passion, practically from…

REVIEW: Killing Eve (S1 E2/8)

After last week’s spectacular opening, could Killing Eve keep up the momentum this week? Well, actually, the action’s just started; now that Eve is assigned to the MI6 taskforce to find Villanelle, all hell should break loose. After being told by her handler to behave herself, hitgirl Villanelle (Jodie Comer) does the exact opposite, pulling…

BBC One confirms transmission date for Killing Eve

We’ve had our eye on Killing Eve for a while now, as it got rave reviews when it aired on BBC America in the US. Ever since it was announced that it would be coming over to the UK on, yes, the BBC we’ve been waiting patiently. Now we know when it’s going to be…