The State Department’s throwing its weight around, Daniel’s undercover with neo-nazis terrorising people, and me? I’m out, I think. As I keep saying, the acting is terrific, and new Station Chief Ashley Judd is a more than worthy addition, but this show is now more like homework than entertainment for me. It’s not that it’s bad, it’s just that it’s grim – even grimmer now we have violent right-wing hatemongers in the mix – and painstakingly slow. I admire the aims of the writers and there will be people who liked this, for perfectly understandable reasons, but I wasn’t one of them. I look forward to seeing Richard Armitage, Michelle Forbes and the rest of the cast in other things but I’m afraid I’m leaving Berlin Station behind.