The BBC’s gripping adaptation of John Le Carre’s The Night Manager reached its finale on Sunday evening after a tense ride of murder, WMD displays and Tom Hiddleston’s bare bottom.

The six-part series has drawn acclaim from critics and the public — causing a weekly Sunday night meltdown on social media and a smash on the weekly ratings, with more than eight million viewers.

Tom Hiddleston

Tom Hiddleston: the next James Bond? (Sylvain Gaboury/AP)

 

Lots of fans were really sad about the show ending.

 

 

 

But sadder still at the realisation that Tom won’t be gracing their screens each week.

BBC handout from The Night Manager

The Night Manager cast (from left): Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Debicki, Olivia Colman and Tom Hollander (BBC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

His fans now want him to replace Daniel Craig as the next James Bond.

 

 

And the star even ordered a vodka Martini in the season finale.

 

 

Using it as an audition, eh, Tom?