Drama anthology showcasing three original stories collectively titled 'On the Edge'. The three bold, distinct but thematically linked films shine a light on key perspectives in criminal ... See full summary »
Keajohn Jennings Dillon,
Polar Bear pursues an act of violence as it ricochets through time. From Aaron as a young boy first encountering the bear, to ten years on, where his own rage finally explodes. Then over ... See full summary »
Richard, a 30 year-old teacher, moves to East London, where he discovers gentrification: hipsters meet cockneys and immigrants in a tense environment. Richard is looking for a fresh start. ... See full summary »
Quiz tells the story of Charles Ingram, a former British army major, who caused a major scandal after being caught cheating his way to winning £1 million on the game show 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?'
The lives of grieving mother Rosalie and her daughter Maddie are changed forever when they meet Jed. A spark of hope for the future is rekindled within the household. But underneath, a deadly and morally corrupt triangle is taking shape.
I was obsessed with the books growing up, I fell in love with the plot and how the story was told and how they used all the different perspectives. When I saw online they had the green light for a series I was excited.
I binged all 6 episodes on BBC iplayer back to back the weekend they were released. Whilst the show was amazing and addressed the issues well I do think it would be better as a stand alone drama rather than an adaptation of the series.
The show mostly focuses on the events of the latter half of the second book and the third. Where the cast were automatically aged up to 18/19 where the story on the first book focuses on their friendship and developing feelings as young teens. The third book which is what the series is mostly based on is a time jump where the social events is tearing them apart.
The time line of events in the show jumps around, which if they had stuck to the original order it may have been more gripping.
I stand by its an amazing show I just wish it was more true to the books.
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