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You Don't Know Me: viewers are all saying the same thing after episode two 

Viewers are impressed by Samuel Adewunmi's performance

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Nicky Morris
TV and film writer
7 December 2021
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The second episode of the BBC's compelling new legal drama You Don't Know Me aired on Monday night and viewers are all saying the same thing about it. 

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Fans of the new show have taken to Twitter to praise the gripping drama as well as Samuel Adewunmi's "powerful" acting performance. 

WATCH: The trailer for You Don't Know Me

One person tweeted about the quality of the show, writing: "Brilliant production so far #YouDontKnowMe, demolishing stereotypes and revealing the different lenses through which justice is witnessed and delivered," while another person agreed, adding: "Totally blown away. Clever and beautiful drama. Well done everyone."

Many people applauded Samuel Adewunmi for his "fantastic" acting performance, with one person calling for him to win a BAFTA: "Love love loving the adaptation of #YouDontKnowMe but the biggest shout out has to go to the fantastic Samuel Adewunmi for his portrayal of Hero. What a performance. I feel like I’m right there with him in the courtroom. Surely there’s a BAFTA on its way?" Another person agreed, writing: "I thought Samuel Adewunmi was good in Angela Black but just started watching #YouDontKnowMe tonight. Wow, he's so watchable. The best new actor I have seen in ages. I could watch him all day. This guy is gonna go places!"

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Some people have gone ahead of the daily scheduled episode release and have binge-watched the show on BBCiPlayer. One person took to Twitter to praise the show as a whole, writing: "Absolutely gripping. Just finished binge-watching and didn’t disappoint. The best drama in a long time," while another person added: "What a good binge-watch. Every twist and turn had me gasping."

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Viewers praised Samuel Adewunmi for his "fantastic" acting performance

For those who have yet to see the BBC's gripping new series, it is based on the best-selling novel of the same name by criminal defence barrister Imran Mahmood. The series focuses on a young man known only as Hero, who finds himself on trial for the murder of a young boy, with the evidence pointing towards his guilt.

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