THE Drowning viewers are convinced they’ve already solved Daniel’s true identity – and it’s bad news for Jodie.
Viewers have been gripped by Channel 5’s four-part drama, which sees Jill Halfpenny play a grieving mother called Jodie who believes her son is alive.
The Drowning viewers are convinced they have figured out Daniel’s true identity Credit: Channel 5
She has become fixated on a schoolboy called Daniel, who she believes bares an uncanny resemblance to her missing son Tom, and has managed to get a job at his school to get closer to him.
However, her ex-husband Ben doesn’t share her conviction, but some viewers think they have figured out why, as well as who Daniel really is.
Taking to Twitter, one viewer wrote: “#TheDrowning Putting it out there, hubby Ben played away and it’s the dead child’s brother.
“Could it have been her ex Ben was having an affair with Daniel’s mother years ago. Or ben killed his son in a fit of rage, he defo looks dodge x.”
Jill Halfpenny’s character Jodie is convinced Daniel is her missing son Tom
Viewers think Daniel is Jodie’s ex-husband’s love child and that’s why he resembles Tom
Another added: “Putting it out there, hubby played away and it’s a brother.#TheDrowning.”
A third tweeted: “Could Tom have had a brother / twin & that’s who Daniel is? Is Jodie crazy? Or is it Ben who’s been dodgy this whole time? Something doesn’t add up. #TheDrowning.”
Tom was thought to have drowned in a lake the day he went missing.
Meanwhile Daniel knows very little about his own mother, and his dad Mark (Rupert Penry-Jones) is unwilling to tell him anything about her.
Daniel ran away to Jodie’s house after his dad Mark shouted at him for asking about his mother
The explosive second episode ended with Daniel asking his dad about his mum – with Mark refusing to give him an answer.
After screaming at him, Daniel ran away from home to Jodie’s home, where he discovered Tom’s old bedroom.
At the end of the episode, Daniel turned to Jodie and said: “I’m Tom aren’t I?”
The Drowning continues tonight at 9pm on Channel 5.