“Mortality, morality and myth: it’s all here, with jam on top.” Read on for the verdict on last night’s TV.

“If it weren’t for all the blood and guts (of which there is an inordinate amount), it could almost be the perfect family show. Mortality, morality and myth: it’s all here, with jam on top.”
Sarah Vine, The Times

“Someone is going round the neighborhood razoring people, having formed a kind of Kray tribute act- Tjorn again, if you will. Still, it’s not just the unwitting laughs that make Whitechapel worth following. Phil Davies is as watchable as ever as the embittered, seen-it-all Sergeant Miles.”
Brian Viner, The Independent

“The people’s republic of China seems to have featured only sparsely in the ever shuffling deck of dastardly types. That’s until last night when a double, treble, quadruple agent led the Spooks gang to seize an exiled Woman scientist.”
Matt Baylis, The Daily Express


“No, of course I don’t really get it. It’s a  big fondue, inside my head. But it doesn’t really matter. It’s done in a way that you can go with it until it all gets a bit fuzzy, and then just marvel at the questions that are being tackled. It’s a cathedral of nothing. Fascinating.”
Sam Wollaston, The Guardian

“Rory McGrath and Paddy McGuiness were as funny as ever but the south, this week’s region, didn’t  yield the same amount of TV gold that all points north of  Luton appear to do.”
Matt Baylis, The Daily Express