A new series on the BBC once again tries to grab our attention with a heart stopping drama with Jodie Whittaker posing as a doctor in an A&E hospital in Edinburgh (Doctor? such a coincidence..).
The plot is fairly simple, but has a complicated secret. A string of information that can uncover an awful truth. Her opportunity to uncover this depends on whether she can get a way in, work for the hospital and get solid proof herself.
The character Jodie plays is rather troublesome and takes a completely different identity – her friend, Alison Sutton.
Jodie seemed at ease in her role – she was a natural, and could adapt her acting beautifully to the situation. She was able to be bewildered when Alison Sutton was faced with A&E for the first time and could even grasp Alison’s quick learning of complicated medical knowledge and procedures.
The plot was interesting, but not totally believable. Ok… so the lack of security, passport and NI number checks when being employed. The alarm bells should have been ringing when she seemed totally overwhelmed when doing basic tasks, that she (her fake identity) is qualified to do. Many viewers caught on to this and took to this on Twitter.
It was an informative and slightly unrealistic first episode, but now we know the basics, we can not get into the corruption! A well played role so far from Jodie Whittaker,
I would give this review 3 stars and would recommend you to watch the episode if you like these mysterious, undercover thrillers!
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