“Big laughs with a fuzzy glow.” Read on for the verdict on last night’s TV.


Gavin and Stacey, BBC1

“It delivered big laughs before leaving you with a fuzzy glow. It belonged on BBC1.”
Michael Hogan, The Daily Telegraph

“There is a sense of old tricks being recycled. Everyone’s quirks (“What’s occurrin’?”) are so well-worn they have lost their magic.”
Tim Teeman, The Times

“The thought of television schedules bereft of this last tiny bastion of warmth, wit and occasional tiny oubliettes full of wisdom is one I cannot hold for long without tears starting to brim.”
Lucy Mangan, The Guardian

Jess: Britain’s Youngest Sleepwalker, Channel 4

“It should have been made into a 20-minute short, not allowed to masquerade as a documentary.”
Lucy Mangan, The Guardian

Misfits, E4

“The gift that keeps on giving … bursts with energy, great lines and wonderful performances.”
Lucy Mangan, The Guardian