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Viewers disappointed after BBC's Roadkill episode two

The entire series is available on BBC iPlayer

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Emmy Griffiths
Emmy GriffithsTV & Film Editor
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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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