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Viewers disappointed after BBC's Roadkill episode two

The entire series is available on BBC iPlayer

Emmy Griffiths

The second episode of BBC's promising new drama Roadkill aired on Sunday night, and plenty of viewers took to social media to discuss the series - with some discussing their disappointment of the show's plot. 

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One person wrote: "Had to give up on #Roadkill last night. There was something just too cold, charmless and clunky about the writing. Even Helen McCrory couldn’t save it," while another added: "Okay, after 1 1/2 episodes, I'm done with #Roadkill. What a load of cliched, clunky, ridiculous dross, made all the more offensive by the fact that it has a talented cast and they appear to have spent a bit of money on it. Dreadful writing from Hare, I'm afraid." 

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A third person added: "Great actors but what a waste of time. I waited four episodes for something to happen and it didn't.  If you want great TV watch DNA which started on C4 this weekend." 

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However, some people have been enjoying the series, with one tweeting: "I watched it all today and thought it was brilliant - start to finish. Just disappointing it was only four episodes. I'm so surprised that many people don't like it! #Roadkill." Another added: "I don't know how, but I'm enjoying #Roadkill, despite a complete lack of likeable characters.

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Hugh Laurie plays shady politician Peter Laurence

The official synopsis for the Hugh Laurie series reads: "Peter Laurence is a self-made, forceful and charismatic politician. Peter’s public and private life seems to be falling apart - or rather is being picked apart by his enemies.

"As the personal revelations spiral, he is shamelessly untroubled by guilt or remorse, expertly walking a high wire between glory and catastrophe as he seeks to further his own agenda whilst others plot to bring him down."

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