Cross Channel

Being clueless

Nov 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Cross Channel

A week of Lewis programmes on ITV 3. Having seen all of them before, there has been selectivity about which of them to watch for a second (or even a third) time. By nine o’clock in the evening, or ten o’clock if it is watched on the ITV 3+1 channel, there is a wish for nothing other than the familiar and the unchallenging.

Knowing the storyline of detective programmes means being able to derive satisfaction from the villain being gradually discerned and then arrested. There can come moments of irritation …