“This was utterly baffling but very exciting stuff.” Read on for the critics' full verdict on last night's TV.

Place of Execution, ITV1
“In other hands, this could have been just a run-of-the-mill thriller, but helped by its performers, this slow-moving drama became intriguing.”
Andrea Mullaney, The Scotsman

Place of Execution, ITV1
“This was utterly baffling but very exciting stuff [... ] Can't wait to see what happens next.”
Virginia Blackburn, Daily Express

Place of Execution, ITV1
“Place of Execution, based on a crime novel by Val McDermid, is thrilling.”
Damian Thompson, The Daily Telegraph

Place of Execution, ITV1
“This is classy tosh.”
Robert Hanks, The Independent

1968, BBC4
“This seemed like a rather superfluous exercise - an extended edition of The Rock'n'Roll Years, with the same trick of putting archive footage over a soundtrack of period pop, and it was striking how often the film seemed to slip, against its will, into repeating pop-culture tropes.”
Robert Hanks, The Independent

Amazon with Bruce Parry, BBC2
“Bruce Parry comes across as a very nice man. If anything, a bit too nice.”
Sam Wollaston, The Guardian