TV Review: A Teacher (BBC Two) – Miniseries

Based on A Teacher by Hannah Fidell, this TV adaptation aired on BBC Two in January 2021. Set from 2013 to 2024, A Teacher focuses on Claire Wilson (Kate Mara), a high school English teacher who has an affair with a 17-year-old student, Eric Walker (Nick Robinson). The miniseries explores the complexities of the relationship and the consequences for both of them and those around them.

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TV Review: Louis Theroux – The Night in Question (BBC Two)

Aired on BBC Two in March 2019, The Night in Question sees Louis Theroux head to a number of US college campuses and come face-to-face with students accused of sexual assault. At the start of this journey, Louis meets a neuroscience major called Saif Khan, who has been accused of raping a fellow student. His university is investigating the claims separately, even though Saif has been found not guilty in a court of law. Louis also meets young women whose claims of sexual assault have previously fallen on deaf ears, but whose experiences are a powerful reminder that there is now a broader understanding of what sexual assault looks like.

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