The Fall Series 1 Episode 5 (BBC2) Review

It might not have ended with the sweet little bow some wanted it to, but this final episode of The Fall gives me high hopes for an already confirmed second series. One thing UK dramas have lacked in comparison to their US counterparts is time to develop great crime stories like this and, by leaving the episode, and therefore the first series, open ended, there’s endless possibilities for Stella and Paul’s dynamic to explore. Spector is, predictably, almost led to his downfall in this episode, but tries to cover his tracks as soon as he realises his latest kill hadn’t actually resulted in a dead woman. With bits of evidence lying around his home, his car and his daughter’s neck, Paul frantically disposes of the most damning tokens from his three murders. READ MORE...


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