In Blackout (BBC One, Monday, 9pm), Christopher Eccleston's character Daniel is a drunk.
Did you get that? A drunk. In case you should fail to understand this fact, here's a shot of him slugging from a bottle of vodka. And here's another. And another.
Now here's Daniel telling us he's a drunk. "I'm a drunk," he says. "A hopeless drunk." Now here's Daniel's wife (Dervla Kirwan) doing the same thing. "There are times when you've had a drink," she tells him, "that you have such a look it's like you're not even here." Does anyone actually talk like that? Maybe she's drunk as well.
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