Erin Doherty felt, to me anyway, underused in The Crown where she played Princess Anne with fabulous stony inscrutability. In Chloe, however, she was upfront and centre as a strange, manipulative, chameleonic young woman who fakes an entire life with only her wits and a stolen garish designer coat to help her. It was a role with nowhere to hide, but within about ten minutes Doherty had proved herself an inspired choice. It required her to turn her performance on a sixpence. One minute she was downtrodden, depressed and lonely Becky eating cheap Honey Hoops cereal in the council flat she shared with her dementia-afflicted mother. The next she was a smiling, confident imposter sociopath blagging her way into elite parties
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