Twin Peaks is a story about grief, of the endless ways the loss of one life reshapes so many others. The death of Laura Palmer (Sheryl Lee) is the loss of a friend, the thought of having failed a daughter, a reminder of your own mortality and ultimately the end of countless other things. As we learn all that she was to so many people we are struck by the realisation that she never will be again. A direct consequence of the show opening with the discovery of Laura’s body is that every moment is coloured by this loss and…

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