Just when we thought this series was losing its trademark wit, here’s a brilliant caper of a storyline, as rascal Emile Bonnaire (an entertaining villain from series one) returns to Paris. The flamboyant diamond thief proves small fry for our heroes, leaving them time for extra-curricular activities – Athos is busy seducing his politically incorrect girlfriend, Aramis rekindles an old flame and there’s even a chance for D’Artagnan to indulge in a spot of horse whispering.
● Because of the football, this may be shown tomorrow or postponed to another date