“These four films have been the best thing about the summer.” Read on for the verdict on last night’s TV.

The Hollow Crown: Henry V

The Hollow Crown: Henry V, BBC2

“These four films have been the best thing about the summer.”
Andrew Billen, The Times

“It may not have been the finest of the films, but it didn’t let the others down.”
Tim Sutcliffe, The Independent

Girl Power: Going For Gold, BBC3

“The film, like many recent Olympic documentaries, was another lesson in the exigency and cruelty of high-level sport.”
Tim Sutcliffe, The Independent

“There’s something to strive for, girls at home. So drop out of school, dump your boyfriend and get pumping.”
Sam Wollaston, The Guardian

World’s Most Dangerous Roads, BBC2

“This episode is fairly inoffensive. OK, actually quite nice.”
Sam Wollaston, The Guardian

“It’s what travel programmes should offer.”
Matt Baylis, Daily Express

The Borgias, Sky Atlantic

“It’s the show that puts the ass into the Renaissance (kinda) and the nipples in Naples”
Sam Wollaston, The Guardian

Engineering Giants: Gas Rig Strip-Down, BBC2

“It remineded me of programmes I’d sat through with my dad as a little boy.”
Matt Baylis, Daily Express