As the camera panned to the back seat of Joanna and Alistair’s rental car on Sunday night, we realised something shocking: baby Noah’s car seat was (spoiler alert) empty. The “missing” child had disappeared sooner than reported – and his parents were plotting a cover-up.
The final few minutes of BBC1’s The Cry hinted at something very dark, implicating mum Joanna (Jenna Coleman) and Alistair (Ewen Leslie) in Noah’s disappearance or death. And now viewers have been coming up with their own theories about what really happened.
So did something happen to Noah on the plane – or on the drive from the airport? Some fans think so…
Noah didn't cry after the Dad had him on the plane. Dad gave the baby sleeping meds, spilled it on the bib, baby body dumped on the way to the house, pretended he wss still there until the 'kidnapping' who's with me? #TheCry
We also have to ask: was it Alistair who was ultimately responsible for Noah’s disappearance?
#TheCry theory – Alistair is responsible in some way for Noah's disappearance (something to do with driving during the Bushfire) and now he's dragging Joanna with him into a cover story. The way she threw up in the cottage.
That baby was drugged before the flight. He cried the whole way through because he was in pain, then became unconscious, and got handed to somebody at the airport so Alistair could frame his ex-wife and win the custody battle. #TheCry
Whatever Joanna is standing trial for, I don't think it's the disappearance of the baby – it doesn't make sense to be tried in Scotland under Scots law for something that happened in Australia. Plus, why is Alistair's mother there but not Alistair himself? 🧐 #TheCry