Killing Eve - Season 1, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

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Episode Info

In the series premiere, MI5 security officer Eve Polastri is bored in her job and yearns for a more exciting life. When a Russian politician is murdered, Eve is tasked with protecting the only witness and soon finds herself on a collision course with an assassin, Villanelle.

Cast

Jodie Comer
as Villanelle
Owen McDonnell
as Niko Polastri
Kim Bodnia
as Konstantin
Fiona Shaw
as Carolyn Martens

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Women are almost always afterthoughts in stories like these: They exist to be the hero's love interest, to serve as the killer's victim. Here they are neither, and Killing Eve subsequently feels like a revelation as a result.

May 4, 2018 | Full Review…

Sandra Oh picked the perfect role for her full-time return to television.

May 4, 2018 | Rating: 4.8/5 | Full Review…

And with that, before a word of dialogue has been uttered, Killing Eve gives us a villain worth watching.

May 4, 2018 | Full Review…
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A pilot has to do an awful lot of work. A viewer needs to know some very basic facts about what and who they're watching... Killing Eve tells us exactly who our main characters are in the first ten minutes of the show.

May 4, 2018 | Rating: A | Full Review…

The board is set. The pieces feel different. I'm dying to know the next move.

May 4, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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