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Review: Rillington Place – Episode 3

This week, the three-part series Rillington Place evolved itself from harrowing to completely unnerving with the final episode. As Tim Evans fought for his life in front of a judge, he found his word counted for little in the face of an already biased courtroom. Meanwhile John Christie began to become more reckless than ever, whilst Ethel's dissent against her husband's actions proved to be fatal. Tim Roth was even more creepy and terrifying than ever in a episode that finally…

Review: Rillington Place – Episode 2

After the first episode of Rillington Place, which looked at a toxic marriage of manipulation and control, episode 2 turned its focus on new lodgers in the house. Shown from the perspective of Tim Evans, as he tries to balance a new wife and child alongside an uncertain income, we still stayed one step away from Tim Roth's John Christie and his horrendous actions remained out of sight. Tim Evans (Nico Mirallegro), when depicted in the drama, is a complex and…

Review: Rillington Place – Episode 1

Had a rough week? If you're looking for an escape, I wouldn't recommend the BBC's Rillington Place, a grisly new 3-part period drama about the true story of serial killer John Christie. However, if the days are being kind to you, it's worth a watch for skilful acting and a deep, disturbing look at a marriage that survived on deception and manipulation. The first episode is shown from the perspective of Christie's put-upon wife Ethel (Samantha Morton), as she reunites with her…