Apple TV Plus’ The Essex Serpent pits faith against science

Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston in The Essex Serpentphoto: AppleTV+ At the start of Apple TV+’s The Essex Serpent, Victorian wife Cora Seaborne (Claire Danes) is delivered from her husband, a brute who once, during sex, branded her with a red-hot poker on the neck (leaving an S-shaped scar). The sadist dies, apparently of throat… Continue reading Apple TV Plus’ The Essex Serpent pits faith against science