Wall to Wall’s flagship drama New Tricks made a triumphant return to BBC One on Monday 7 July with an impressive 8.7 million viewers (37.3% share), reaching a peak of 8.9 million viewers (37.6% share).

The highly acclaimed drama starring Amanda Redman, Dennis Waterman, Alun Armstrong and James Bolam comprehensively dominated the slot and was also the most watched show of the evening, with more viewers than any soap.