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Calendargirl Mon 19-Oct-20 06:55:41

Anyone watched this last night, BBC1, 9pm.?

Has potential, I thought.

Hugh Laurie good, as per usual.

TerriBull Mon 19-Oct-20 07:03:41

I fell asleep just as it came on, my husband tells me it was worth watching, so I'll catch up with it on BBC I Player.

kittylester Mon 19-Oct-20 07:48:52

I will follow this thread with interest! I suspect it's one of those that will need explaining as we go along!!

Maybe best watched in one hit!!

Charleygirl5 Mon 19-Oct-20 08:06:52

I also thought it had potential but I did need to have the subtitles on because of the rapid speech and the usual mumbling.

travelsafar Mon 19-Oct-20 08:43:56

Watched and throughly enjoyed it. I love these political series, full of skull duggery and back stabbing!!!!

BlueBelle Mon 19-Oct-20 08:50:42

I don’t like political dramas so I ll probably give this one a miss Enough drama in the real stuff

Aldom Mon 19-Oct-20 09:00:39

I watched Roadkill, a multi faceted plot. Enjoyed it and look forward to next Sunday's episode.

merlotgran Mon 19-Oct-20 09:03:43

I liked it, although I had to read a review this morning to check I'd got my facts right!!

The skulduggery is so apt DH asked, 'Which one is Dominic Cummings?' grin

Sparklefizz Mon 19-Oct-20 09:14:28

I plan to catch up with it on iPlayer.

Luckygirl Mon 19-Oct-20 09:35:31

I think Dominic Cummings is female here! I found it interesting and feel it is shaping up nicely.

annodomini Mon 19-Oct-20 09:46:50

I found it intriguing and certainly worth watching. Similar genre to House of Cards, I thought, though no-one can match the machiavellian, 'I couldn't possibly comment', character of Ian Richardson.

Witzend Mon 19-Oct-20 09:56:40

Anything with Hugh Laurie promises to be very good, though I wasn’t quite as enamoured of it as I thought I’d be - the old evil-Tory cliche and what seemed like gratuitous bonking!

However a review in today’s paper says the first was the weakest episode, it does improve and is well worth sticking with. As she added, it’s not as if there’s much else on!

dragonfly46 Mon 19-Oct-20 10:02:33

I found it very intriguing as everyone seems to be linked in some way. As kitty says it may need to be explained as we go along.

maddyone Mon 19-Oct-20 10:04:56

Yep, I watched it. I enjoyed it and am looking forward to the next episode.

Rosalyn69 Mon 19-Oct-20 11:02:30

Going to watch on iplayer tonight after catching the last five minutes last night! 🙄

Alexa Mon 19-Oct-20 11:25:50

I wondered if it was too complicated for me to understand and I am glad I persevered as the story is really interesting. I am wondering if he will like his job as Justice Minister. I wonder if he will do good in the end.

ninathenana Mon 19-Oct-20 12:18:12

DH likes the type of political thriller that needs you to concentrate. Even he was a little confused by this.
We shall continue watching

GillT57 Mon 19-Oct-20 12:57:54

I thoroughly enjoyed it, all the Machiavellian links between the characters was interesting. Most promising start and an excellent cast

Curlywhirly Mon 19-Oct-20 13:17:50

Really enjoyed it. I do wonder if it imitates real political life or, more likely, if real political life has far more devious machinations going on!

mary51 Mon 19-Oct-20 14:38:19

I initially thought this was going to be about eating roadkill.

Fennel Mon 19-Oct-20 17:10:42

I've got it marked to watch on iPlayer.
Can't resist anything with Hugh Laurie.

Deedaa Mon 19-Oct-20 19:48:58

I think it looks really promising.

Luckygirl Mon 19-Oct-20 20:58:41

I've watched the whole thing on iplayer. It is excellent - and the ending is good!!

JessK Mon 19-Oct-20 21:39:28

I really enjoyed it and looking forward to the next episode. A very good cast and a great story.

Namsnanny Mon 19-Oct-20 21:51:57

I too liked it and thought it was worth following.

Im not going to watch all episodes like Luckygirl (who I nearly swore at because she gave a little bit away!!grin).

My all time favourite political drama was Crossing The Floor with Tom Wilkinson 1996.
Any one else remember this?