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midsomermurderess Fri 30-Dec-16 23:02:16

I watched the first episode this evening, an enjoyable bit of froth noir with Iain Glen, Emilia Fox and Dawn French playing very against type as a foxy ex wife. Has anyone else seen it?

fifipop185 Fri 30-Dec-16 23:03:42

Darn it, wanted to see that. Will have to iplayer it tomorrow blush

Loulou2kent Fri 30-Dec-16 23:08:37

Ohhh I watched it. I really didn't think we'd be seeing it like this. If that makes sense. Looking forward to the next one smile

calzone Sat 31-Dec-16 08:42:31

I enjoyed it very much.

Wasn't expecting what happened.

BikeRunSki Sat 31-Dec-16 08:43:48

What channel was it on?!

Brontebiscuits Sat 31-Dec-16 08:45:16

Sky 1 Bike. I enjoyed it too, not too taxing but a little bit quirky too. I did find the teenage daughter annoying.

derxa Sat 31-Dec-16 09:02:57

Yes

msrisotto Sat 31-Dec-16 09:05:03

Yeah I watched the first episode last night. I wouldn't bother watching the next one if the ending wasn't what it was. That made it more compelling and I liked the look of the next episode.

BikeRunSki Sat 31-Dec-16 16:42:41

Boo. We don't have Sky. Fingers crossed it makes its way to Amazon at some point.

Moodykat Sat 31-Dec-16 20:25:20

I watched it and loved it. So nice to see something a bit 'different'.

DodoRevival Sun 01-Jan-17 14:29:08

Just watched it, definitely different - also enjoyed it. I too wasn't expecting the ending.

lozengeoflove Sun 01-Jan-17 22:19:58

I really didn't like it. Didn't find any of the characters likeable and all their foibles were just overdone in my opinion.

Will give it another go I suppose but it just feels over-cooked (see what I did there smile ?)

cheapskatemum Mon 02-Jan-17 19:26:24

Hi, I watched it with DH & said same as lozenge, none of the characters are likeable, but that won't stop me watching all 4 episodes. Another series set in Cornwall. It's so beautiful, but the locals must be getting fed up of tv crews! The actress playing the doctor/alternative practitioner is playing a similar character to the one she played in that series about the boy with autism. Not well expressed, sorry!

Moodykat Tue 03-Jan-17 20:22:34

I knew I recognised her! Thank you! I think the characters are purposefully a bit unlikeable at the moment iyswim. I'm hoping we see more and different sides of them as the series goes on!

JustAManWithAnOpinion Tue 03-Jan-17 20:27:49

BikeRun download kodi onto your firestick if you have one. Can also download onto a smart tv or laptop. My 11yo did his so it can't be difficult (I didn't do mine so can't speak from experience).

NancyDonahue Sat 07-Jan-17 15:40:14

Is anyone still going with this? I saw episode one but wasn't that impressed. Does it get better? I love Dawn French but found her character really unlikeable.

bbcessex Sat 07-Jan-17 16:13:35

I thought it was terrible.. like a poor version of Midsomer Murders (which I loved because of the cheese favour grin).

Who on earth put Dawn in that biker jacket / skirt thing ensemble? shock .

Completely completely unrealistic on a million levels. Absolute crock of shite (in my expert opinion 😅).

NancyDonahue Sat 07-Jan-17 16:45:14

Thanks bbc. I don't think I'll bother then!

takesnoprisoners Sat 07-Jan-17 16:57:04

It was okayish. I don't know if I will watch the second one. That Dawn French sex scene was so terrible!

dementedma Sat 07-Jan-17 17:07:22

Sorry,but I thought it was awful really disappointed as was looking forward to it.

Moodykat Sat 07-Jan-17 18:35:02

I actually quite like it.

bbcessex Sun 08-Jan-17 12:49:12

Nancy with my eloquence, I should definitely be a TV critic!!!

On a more positive note - Endeavour is back on tonight, hurrah!!!!!

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 08-Jan-17 16:11:23

I'm really enjoying it! Do we have to like characters? I love stuff with flawed people .

It reminds me of The Life and Loves of She Devil a bit.

Autumnchill Sun 08-Jan-17 16:20:30

I just like staring at the beautiful food shots 😃

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 08-Jan-17 16:26:03

Me too and the fantastic houses!

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