Devised by acclaimed TV drama writer, Caleb Ranson (Forgotten, Daylight Robbery), Night and Day is a soap unlike any other. Set in Greenwich, and focusing on the lives of six very different... See full summary »
Devised by acclaimed TV drama writer, Caleb Ranson (Forgotten, Daylight Robbery), Night and Day is a soap unlike any other. Set in Greenwich, and focusing on the lives of six very different families, it is about a group of friends watching their children grow up, before they've finished growing up themselves. Written by
The use of atmospheric popular music, cinematic camerawork and special effects distinguish this "soap", (actually soap belittles NIGHT AND DAY, perhaps serial drama is a better description). Having bored of repetitive plotlines and characters, I'd given up on British soaps, until this one arrived. Off-beat characters, regular and genuine cliff-hanger endings to episodes, even adult content in the omnibus repeats, all add up to a unique approach to a formerly hackneyed genre. The opening intrigue of the series alludes to TWIN PEAKS in that the femme fatale of the neighbourhood is a blonde schoolgirl who touches many lives before shuffling off...
All of which is good enough to keep this viewer hooked.
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