While we waited for Venice: The Series' Season 5; Crystal Chappelle entertained her fans with her current venture, Beacon Hill: The Series; this time set in the world of politics which makes it rather different from her previous web shows; Venice The Series, The Inn and The Grove (which a lot of people hope to see more of soon).
Beacon Hill's first season recently ended with a cliff hanger, with Claire Preston (Crystal Chappelle) receiving an unseen visitor and was clearly shocked by whoever it was. Aside from the story line of the two main characters, Claire's daughter Sara (All My Children's Alicia Minshew) and Katherine Wesley (Sarah Joy Brown; General Hospital, As The World Turns, The Bold & The Beautiful, Days of Our Lives) a rising and clearly committed politician; there's obviously a lot of secrets that will be unveiled in Season 2. For example, the viewers will no doubt discover the following:
1. Who the mysterious visitor at the door is,
2. The reason behind Claire's drinking
2. Who she hired that private investigator to look for
4. Whether or not if Katherine will accept the vacated Senatorial seat
5. Why there's so much anxiety for Katherine to accept or not accept
6. What's going to happen now that Diane has come looking for Sara
7. What's going on behind Sara's brother Eric's calm demeanour; he appears solicitous but in soaps sometimes solicitous is suspicious
8. What happened to Sara and Eric's father, because he was not shown or mentioned
In the meantime, Beacon Hill gave a good impression. Good plot and good acting from the ensemble cast of soap opera veterans; including Louise Sorel (Vivian Alamain in Days Of Our Lives), Tina Sloan (Another World, Guiding Light, Search For Tomorrow), Ron Raines (Alan Spaulding in Guiding Light) and Scott Bryce (As The World Turns, One Life To Live). For new viewers... no, you can't watch it free; you have to buy a subscription; click on the Beacon Hill link above to know more about payment and viewing.
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