Based on the second book in the Casteel Series, Heaven has finally found the new life she always dreamed of with her newly discovered grandparents. Upon closer inspection, beauty and riches... See full summary »
Joanne Froggatt gives a tremendous performance in Dark Angel, bringing Mary An Cotton, The Black Widow, to life. Cotton is a well known figure from history, a serial killer, a woman who killed countless victims, generally to profit by them.
Great storytelling, it's done in a way which grips you and informs you, but her crimes are definitely not sensationalised.
It's beautifully made, with strong production values, but it's performance of the outstanding Froggatt that stands out.
Some will definitely find it disturbing, it's a very grim tale. 8/10
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