TV critics' verdict on programmes broadcast on the 29 October 2007

When Hell Freezes, C4
“ -spectacular Australian documentary.”
Andrew Billen, The Times

When Hell Freezes, C4
“It is an extraordinary story.”
Sam Wollaston, The Guardian

Dispatches: How to get ahead in Africa, C4
“It was a devastating portrait of the continent.”
Andrew Billen, The Times

Fanny Hill, BBC4
“Fanny was beautifully played, with just the right balance of knowingness and naivety.”
Brian Viner, The Independent

Beauty and the Geek, E4
“Yes, it was fake. No it’ll never seem as worthy as all those social experiments they did in the Sixties and Seventies. But it was really rather beautiful.”
Matt Baylis, Daily Express

Commando: On the Front Line, ITV1
“A decent and warm-hearted series.”
James Walton, The Daily Telegraph

Tut’s Treasure Tour, National Geographic
“For sheer dullness, Tut’s Treasure Tour took some beating.”
Patricia Wynn Davies, The Daily Telegraph