Guardian interview: Tom Riley's favourite TV

  • Alt

Unmissable show?

I loved Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton's Inside No 9. The way that they constrained each episode to a single location, then tasked themselves with including completely new characters every week, within a single half-hour. It could have been a disaster, but that economy of time and place meant it was just inventive and creative, entertaining… I loved it.

Earliest TV memory?