'... the foodie equivalent of The Apprentice.' Read on for the critics' full verdict on last night's TV.

A Number, BBC2
“... it failed to meet my expectations.”
Matt Baylis, Daily Express

A Number, BBC2
”This was slow and gruelling and all conducted with little explanation of plot.”
Tim Teeman, The Times

A Number, BBC2
“If you sat still and paid attention, I don't think you'll need telling just how good it is.”
Thomas Sutcliffe, The Independent

The Restaurant, BBC2
“... the foodie equivalent of The Apprentice, except that Raymond Blanc is way, way more terrifying as Sir Alan Sugar.”
Tim Teeman, The Times

Lost in Austen, ITV1
“... fruity and frothy like a jam omelette.”
Nancy Banks Smith, The Guardian

The 9/11 Hotel, C4
“While this wasn't a documentary that revealed anything really new, the nightmares of scale of that day remain overwhelming.”
Tim Teeman, The Times