The Replacement

'I’d be lying to say I didn’t feel any paranoia when I first left the show.'
Alex Jones has opened up about her recent maternity leave, revealing that the BBC’s ‘The Replacement’ echoed her own personal
BBC's drama The Replacement was a disturbing exploration of maternity leave that tapped into the fears of many mothers-to-be but also raised a number of questions around our biases and assumptions that impending and new mothers are not to be trusted and start to unravel the moment the two blue lines appear.
‘The Replacement’ came to a dramatic close on Wednesday (14 March) night, and the show’s creator has now revealed whether
I went off on maternity leave a mess of insecurities. The interim editor was a brilliant journalist, and at the time unencumbered with inconvenient children - as I was about to be. What if she turned out to be better than me, or more popular? What if the circulation figures went up - what if they gave her my job?
‘The Replacement’ continued on Tuesday night, and we’ve had one question answered very clearly - Ellen’s instincts were spot
‘The Replacement’ “promises to do for maternity leave cover what Fatal Attraction did for adultery”, said the Daily Mail