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Damages, BBC Two

Damages, BBC Two

A dangerously enjoyable liaison between Patty Hewes and Bernie Madoff

Darkness falls: Glenn Close plays ruthless litigator Patty Hewes in the new season of Damages

The new series of the Glenn Close litigation drama Damages began like the previous two series of Damages – in the future tense. Someone deliberately slammed their car into the side of Patty Hewes’s car, and a grisly discovery was made in a wheelie bin. How we get to this dénouement will be revealed over the next three months. Am I up for such a commitment? Because miss just 10 minutes of this tortuous legal thriller and you’re up the proverbial creek. It’s easy to see why Damages does extraordinarily well in DVD box-set sales – if you’re going to get hooked, then it’s good to have some control over your supply.

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