There are many different things you might expect from Villanelle’s family, but we bet you didn’t expect a major Elton John stan to a crop up anywhere Bor’ka then is a curveball and a tiny teenage treat who is saving up to attend Elton’s farewell tour. The killer’s young half-brother is so sweet even she can’t find him annoying, as she proves at the end of this week’s episode.
From the second Villanelle arrives in Gryzmet, you can sense that something is going to down. Even when they’re sat around the table drinking and playing games, her mother welcoming her home, there’s a tension there that has to crack at some point.
In Episode 5 of season 3 of Killing Eve the spotlight was entirely on Villanelle as she returned to Russia and reconnected with her mother Evgenia Dodina, brother Pytor, Rob Feldman, and their extended family, which now included a stepfather and stepbrothers.
Villanelle has always looked into the eyes of those she’s killed and in one draft the kill was actually depicted and I was like Maybe she can’t look at her maybe she has to cover her mother’s face. Historically in the first 2 seasons of Killing Eve, the 5th episode is the one where Villanelle and the titular Eve come face to face But new head writer Suzanne Heathcote.