TV viewers who tuned into new BBC thriller The Victim last night believe they have already worked out who the killer is – Karla’s “creepy” boyfriend Danny.
The first episode of the four-part BBC One drama aired on Monday and had watchers hooked.
Danny, Karla’s boyfriend, is among the prime suspects in some viewers’ eyes
BBC/STV/Mark Mainz/Matthew Burlem The Victim is airing on BBC One every night this week
It follows the story of Anna Dean, a nurse whose son was murdered 15 years earlier.
Meanwhile, Craig Myers is attacked because he’s identified as the child murderer Eddie J Turner.
Anna is accused of having been the one to say that Craig is really the killer Eddie.
But viewers flocked to Twitter to say they believe that Craig is innocent – and that the real killer is the boyfriend of Anna’s daughter Karla.
Twitter This viewer is convinced that Danny is behind the brutal murder
Twitter Another viewer is left suspicious of Karla’s boyfriend
Twitter A third TV viewer is left convinced that Danny is the child killer
They were convinced of his murderous capabilities by his “creepy” actions during the first episode.
One user said: “Really impressed with #TheVictim so far. Atmospheric, claustrophobic and everyone wound up so tightly.
“Calling already though how odd and creepy is the daughter’s boyfriend?”
Another viewer added: “Well I watched #TheVictim and it was pretty good so far.
“Loving the twists and already trying to work it all out is giving me a sair heid the boyfriend definitely did it btw.”
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One confidently stated: “Eddie is the daughters boyfriend, I’m calling it now #thevictim”.
And a fourth wrote: “I think most obvious thing is that the daughter’s boyfriend is the grim reaper guy but idk that’ll probably turn out not to be true #TheVictim[sic].”
Viewers will be led deeper into the intriguing mystery tonight – with the remaining episodes being shown on Wednesday and Thursday.
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