I’m not a great fan of BBC schedulers and planners. Murder in Successville is one of the most creative and funny improv comedies today and yet it has been shamefully squirreled away on BBC3. Thankfully, someone at Auntie has seen sense or 6-foot 7-inch Tom Davis, who writes the show and plays DI Sleet, has been round to sort them out – either way this series has found its way to Beeb One.
Last week’s episode ended in an epic cliffhanger as DI Sleet’s superhero alter ego, The Rattman, was left in a life-or-death scenario at the hands of super villain The Termite. In this retrospective of Murder In Successville’s best bits, Sleet is having some self-reflection as he faces his toughest decision to date. He must turn his back on one of his personas forever, but will it be Sleet the cop or Sleet the superhero?
Murder in Successville – Sunday at 11.00pm on BBC One.