Episode 1 - 'Pylon'
Mammoth Screen / ITV
Colin Dexter, Russell Lewis
The direction and cinematography in this episode are astoundingly good. From the elegant and fluid opening sequence to the dramatic conclusion of the story... Some of the shots in the episode have a Constablesque grace… ★★★★★The Custard TV
A suitably operatic overture… a rare prequel that not only manages to match the original but overtake itThe Guardian
Perfectly Pitched ★★★★★The Radio Times
A flawless crime thriller. It has elevated the tv prequel.The New Statesman
A marvellous collage of images crystallising life in Britain in 1969 ★★★★★The Daily Mail