“Reggie Perrin is just average, rather than awful.” Read on for the full verdict on last night’s TV.

Reggie Perrin

Reggie Perrin, BBC1
“[It] has proved to be one of those Marmite shows: either loved or hated by the consumers. This critic belongs to the former camp.”
Matt Baylis, Daily Express

Reggie Perrin, BBC1
“Reggie Perrin is just average, rather than awful.”
Paul Whitelaw, The Scotsman

Benidorm, ITV1
“I’ve laughed at Benidorm before now, but last night’s special was a distinctly laboured affair.”
Tom Sutcliffe, The Independent

Mumbai Calling, ITV1
“Set in an Indian call centre, it exploits cultural misunderstandings to inoffensively amusing effect.”
Paul Whitelaw, The Scotsman

Britain’s Got Talent, ITV1
“As a piece of television, BGT is a familiar-feeling format. But it is, nonetheless, a monumental achievement.”
Neil Midgley, The Daily Telegraph