Homefront (ITV1) Episode 2 Review

I was left completely unsure whether Homefront was any good last week, and this second episode demonstrates both the strengths and crippling weaknesses of the ITV series.

The challenge for the series, after the trauma of last week’s initial death, was to present the mundane aspects of these women’s lives as relating directly to their husband’s vocation. All of the wives are having significant relationship problems this week but what stops Homefront from being a run-of-the-mill soap opera is the unique situation the families find themselves in. There’s still a complete lack of diversity within the cast, considering there are no husbands or same-sex couples at the centre but, what it does, it still does quite well. Read More...



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