Review: Agatha Raisin And The Quiche Of Death, Thursday 26th December, Sky1

There has been a distinct lack of crimey wimey stuff on the box this year –plus ça change – but look hard enough and there are a few nuggets embedded in the frozen edifice of festive television that is comprised of Christmas specials and the discarded boxes of a million Yule logs, with the wind of family arguments howling…

Review: Elementary (S3 E7/24), Tuesday 23rd December, Sky Living

In what must count as a festive episode, the smell of nutmeg points to a serial killer, and Holmes acts as a rather self-interested matchmaker. The only real festive element to that little lot of plot elements is the spice, but fair’s fair – Elementary in the UK is broadcast a bit later than its…