In true Channel 4 fashion, the new four-part psychological thriller, Born to Kill, explores the deepest and darkest secrets of a teenagers who appears amicable on the service, but underneath is struggling to suppress his violent desires.
Sam (Jack Rowan) is affectionate to his single mother Jenny (Romola Garai), he rescues a friend from bullies and even takes the blame for an attempted arson at his school – yet his mum is not convinced. Protecting him from a very dark past, Jenny watches as her son twisted actions bubble to the surface when a new girl arrives in town.
Born to Kill, Thursday, 9pm – Channel 4
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