Homefront (ITV1) Review Episode 5

The penultimate episode of Homefront takes a turn for the dramatic, as the women each deal with their respective partners. With the soldier’s home for a few days and months having passed between episodes four an five, things come to a head and we’re set up for an explosive finale next week.

The big story centers on Louise, as her husband comes home to a thoroughly unwelcoming house. Now officially separated after he was found playing away, Louise only agrees to let him stay with the kids for one night. After discovering that someone else has been coming around in his absence, he lashes out and takes the kids to the cottage the family had talked about buying. I’m not entirely sure whether I liked this storyline or not, since it broke out of the realism Homefront has dealt with over the last four weeks a little, vilifying the cheating husband even more. Read More...



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