Review: The Missing (S2 E5/8), Wednesday 9th November, BBC1

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 01/11/2016 - Programme Name: The Missing series 2 - TX: 09/11/2016 - Episode: n/a (No. 5) - Picture Shows: Julien Baptiste (TCHEKY KARYO) - (C) New Pictures - Photographer: Laura Radford

(C) New Pictures – Photographer: Laura Radford

I’ve been enjoying this series of The Missing. I have, honestly. I know I’ve been gobbing on about lack of emotional connection with the characters (because of the dual timeline approach), but I have been enjoying it: it has been innovatively told, very well acted and full of edge-of-your-seat twists and turns. This episode – episode five – was the one I was really impressed with, providing us as it did with a bold and daring twist right at the end, and some deeper characterisation.

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