The Fall - chilling, remorseless and glacially stylish
0 Have your say According to an online dictionary I consulted –purely for the purposes of this first paragraph – the word ‘glacial’ can be defined in three ways.
Firstly, ‘glacial’ can mean relating to or denoting the presence or agency of ice, especially in the form of glaciers; secondly, it can mean very cold, or icy; thirdly it can mean extremely slow (like the movement of a glacier).
All of these definitions can apply to Gillian Anderson and The Fall (BBC2, Thursdays, 9pm). Anderson, all silk blouses, cheekbones and blonde – almost white – hair, plays DCI Stella Gibson, whose ice maiden... read more
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