Spoiler alert: this blog is for those watching Vigil on BBC One. Don’t read on unless you have watched episode one.
Hands (and periscopes) up if you saw that coming? Star-studded submarine thriller Vigil began with a double bang, as first a fishing trawler was dramatically taken down – swiftly followed by one of the show’s marquee names, Line of Duty’s Martin Compston. Rest in peace, Able Seaman Steve Arnott, with your lockdown beard.
Suranne Jones was locking horns again with her old Doctor Foster frenemy Adam James. He probably still fancied her. We’re fairly sure the feeling isn’t reciprocated.
Vigil was written by Tom Edge, creator of Lovesick. But it’s based on an original idea by George Aza-Selinger, head of