The Drowning ending left Jill Halfpenny stunned by shocking ‘betrayal’

Jill Halfpenny revealed even she was stunned at how The Drowning ended with ‘the worst betrayal on the earth.’

The 4 half drama lived as much as its hype because it aired over consecutive nights on Channel 5 this week with Jill taking part in Jodie, a mom who turns into satisfied she has seen her son Tom, 9 years on from his drowning in a lake, believing him to be a boy named Daniel she spots exterior a faculty.

The ultimate episode went out on Thursday evening and if you have not watched it but * SPOILER ALERT * as Jill appeared on This Morning to talk to Alison Hammond and Dermot O’Leary to speak about its conclusion, which noticed Jodie’s brother Jason admitting to having a component in Tom’s demise and calling in a favour to get a DNA take a look at end result to falsely reveal Daniel to be him.

As Dermot put headphones on to keep away from any spoilers, Alison mentioned to Jill: “I didn’t see what occurred taking place! Daniel was NOT Jodie’s son!

“I actually genuinely thought he was; I could not imagine it!

“When you learn the script what did you suppose?”

Appearing by way of video name from her North Tyneside residence, Jill replied: “Same as you! I actually needed him to be Tom! At the top of episode 3 after they mentioned ‘it is a match, he is your son’ I mentioned sure sure sure!….however then I believed ‘there’s a complete episode to go right here.’

“I did not name it in any respect.”

Jill Halfpenny in The Drowning

Addressing Jason’s shock betrayal, Alison exclaimed: “And even worse nonetheless, Jason, her brother is partly guilty as to why he is deceased!”

Jill responded: “Yes Jason, the one individual I believed I had a very loving relationship with – it was the worst betrayal on the earth!”

The Drowning’s ultimate scenes noticed Jodie row her and Daniel to security as Jason swam into the lake to attempt to meet up with them.

And, somewhat aptly given the drama’s title, it was Jason who ended up drowning, with Jodie doing nothing to attempt to save him.



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