BBC Two – 28th February 2017 – 10pm
Created and written by: Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith
Directed by: Guillem Morales
GIVE US A CLUE
“Inform. Educate. Entertain”
Testament to the diversity Inside No. 9’s isolated anthology set-up allows, following last week’s (initially) light-hearted repartee and restaurant kerfuffle, “The Riddle of the Sphinx” presents itself from the off as a more antiquated and traditionally gothic beast, set within the rain-lashed study of Cambridge professor and Varsity crossword-compiler Dr. Nigel Squires (Pemberton), who receives an unexpected visitor in the form of Greggs employee Nina (Alexandra Roach).