Review: Elementary (S3 E3/24), Tuesday 25th November, Sky Living

Mathematician Harlan Emple (Rich Sommer, last seen in the episode ‘Solve for X’) returns in this episode in which Holmes tries to encourage a closer bond between Watson and Kitty. Emple, an eccentric who likes to solve mathematics problems with his shirt off, is taking part in a complex online mathematics puzzle involving a number known…

ITV greenlights season two of Grantchester

ITV today confirmed commission of a second series of Grantchester, again starring James Norton and Robson Green. It was a funny series. Full of gentle amateur sleuthing, it was set in the beautiful Cambridgeshire hamlet of Grantchester. Full of bucolic vistas and beautiful, 1950s period detail I was expecting to love it. While it was an…

Review: The Missing (S1 E5/8), Tuesday 25th November, BBC1

After the initial teeth-gnashing emotion of the first episode – where Tony and Emily Hughes were coming to terms with the disappearance of their young son Oliver – I’ve felt this drama has taken a while to get going. Yes, it has been super-tense in places, but the dual timeline approach has seemed to stunt this drama’s…