Meanwhile, Hicks raced to catch a spree killer obsessed with the impending end-of-days. His murders were surprisingly gory, with slit throats and Jackson Pollock-esque blood spatter. I hope any young football fans staying up late for Match of the Day didn’t spill their cocoa in shock.
Former model Deyn, all haunted intensity and fierce physicality, stole the show from Sturgess, whose Mockney accent and SUDDEN bursts of SHOUTING hardly added nuance to his performance. He seemed to be impersonating Idris Elba, star of Hard Sun creator Neil Cross’s other series Luther, without the charisma to quite carry it off.