Breathless Review

The thin veneer of society and it’s rules seem to be an underlying thread in the early 1960’s.

The new mini series on PBS, Breathless is about this veneer.

Otto Powell (Jack Davenport) is the Don Draper of a teaching hospital in London during the early 1960’s. He has a successful medical career, a loving wife (Natasha Little), a young son and a secret. Jean (Zoe Boyle) is engaged to Richard (Oliver Chris). Jean is pregnant before the wedding, but is keeping it a secret from her fiance. Angela (Catherine Steadman) is hiding her own secret while going through a professional and moral dilemma.

Did I enjoy Breathless? The cast is very well chosen. It is a little confusing, especially if your not paying attention. This show requires multiple viewings. But it is enjoyable and I look forward to episode 2.

Author: Writergurlny

I am Brooklyn, NY born and raised writer who needs writing to find sanity in an insane world. To quote Charlotte Bronte: “I'm just going to write because I cannot help it.”

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