Watching this trailer right after watching a ‘pregnancy surprise reveal’ video was a bit of an emotional rollercoaster.
“The creators and cast of The Cry (BBC One) must have been – and stay with me through the thicket of critical jargon that is about to engulf you – bricking it.
“The Sunday-night-BBC-drama slot remains, whatever fragmented, on-demand, laters-‘taters times we live in, a significant one and appearing in it carries weight.
“The Cry, however, follows in the wake of Bodyguard – the six part (you may have heard) Jed Mercurio series that captured viewers, column inches and public attention to a wildly unexpected degree and gave the channel its biggest drama ratings in a decade.
“Repeating that success seems unlikely – these things are alchemical, not rational, coming out of nowhere and fading rapidly thereafter.”
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