Advertisement

loader

Talk

Advanced search

The Child in Time

(237 Posts)
RhiannonOHara Tue 19-Sep-17 15:02:05

On on Sunday night. Anyone interested?

I haven't read the book but I do like a bit of Cumberbatch.

ShesNoNormanPace Tue 19-Sep-17 17:08:28

The book is a bit wierd, I thought. It'll be interesting to see how it turns out.

RhiannonOHara Tue 19-Sep-17 17:34:26

I've only read Atonement and found it more dull than anything else... Here's hoping this is a bit more interesting. grin

VeryCunningStunt Tue 19-Sep-17 18:59:10

I'm torn: read the book and liked it a lot, but this was before I had children so possibly more harrowing now; big fan of Ian McEwan but not keen on Cumberbatch.

What to do, what to do? confused

EsmesBees Tue 19-Sep-17 21:04:42

I'll be watching. I enjoyed the book and would like to see how it translates, plus it was filmed up the road, so I get to play at location spotting.

motheroreily Wed 20-Sep-17 14:38:38

Oooo I read this when I did a level English. I didn't enjoy it at the time, then reread it 10 years later and loved it

HangingRock Wed 20-Sep-17 14:39:34

Looking forward to this

TableMirror Wed 20-Sep-17 14:39:54

I got emotional at the trailer, I don't think I can watch it!

RhiannonOHara Wed 20-Sep-17 15:52:08

I'm really looking forward to it now. Mixed opinions on here notwithstanding. grin

Benedict just can't put a foot wrong in my book. Quite like Kelly Macdonald these days too. Bring it on!

MyBrilliantDisguise Wed 20-Sep-17 15:53:40

I'm really looking forward to watching this. The book was harrowing and has stayed with me for years.

JohnnyUtahsWetsuit Wed 20-Sep-17 15:58:40

I really want to watch because Benedict Cumberbatch is a great actor, but I have a four year old daughter (and go to supermarkets) so I think it might freak me out.

LloydColeandtheCoconuts Thu 21-Sep-17 09:42:18

Kelly Macdonald was just on the radio - BBC 6 Music and she said that despite the subject matter it's actually quite uplifting. Go figure! But I do have a soft spot for Cumberbatch - I believe we would have got together. If we weren't with other people. Or met each other. But I digress. I might check it out.

Myfanwyprice Thu 21-Sep-17 09:49:58

I studied it for A level too, and remember it being a bit odd, will definitely watch it though, as despite it being strange, the book has really stayed with me.

RhiannonOHara Thu 21-Sep-17 10:14:22

I believe we would have got together. If we weren't with other people. Or met each other.

Yes, that's the story with me and Benedict too. grin

PracticalTacticalBrilliance Fri 22-Sep-17 13:46:43

Does anyone know whether it's going to be repeated at some point? I can't watch it on Sunday and can't record it either as something else is being taped. I know it'll be on BBC iPlayer, but would prefer to watch/record it if possible. Thanks

RhiannonOHara Sun 24-Sep-17 15:02:19

I haven't spotted it being repeated yet. I suspect it won't be. Just watch it on iPlayer! That's what I'm doing because it clashes with Victoria yes I know it's rubbish but Tom Hughes is hawt and I'd rather record things on an ad channel so I can fast-forward the ads.

NancyDonahue Sun 24-Sep-17 15:07:20

I've not read the book. I want to watch it but worried it will be like series one of 'The Missing' which was extremely upsetting. Not asking for spoilers, but is it similar?

bigchris Sun 24-Sep-17 21:08:19

Watching it now

Is it only on tonight ? Not a series ?

andbabymakesthree Sun 24-Sep-17 21:10:35

I'm not sure I can watch this as a mum to three young children

Beingrippedoff Sun 24-Sep-17 21:11:45

The book has stayed with me for years too....watching it but not sure if I should. I also got upset just seeing the trailer

andbabymakesthree Sun 24-Sep-17 21:13:05

One off 90 mins

furlinedsheepskinjacket Sun 24-Sep-17 21:14:27

i'm lost already smile

why is she sitting at home instead of out looking for her child?

Str4ngedaysindeed Sun 24-Sep-17 21:15:28

Hmm. Slightly confusing so far..

SerfTerf Sun 24-Sep-17 21:15:46

Oh I hadn't heard about this.

I'm conflicted about adaptations of good books. Dilemma.

Snap8TheCat Sun 24-Sep-17 21:16:15

I’m watching it too.

Odd response from the mum.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now