The BBC ran a chilling combination of documentary and drama last night to explain the story of the London Nail Bomber.
I am always rather nervous of mixtures of drama and documentary, but I think the balance for this one was about right, if a little sensationalist.
The programme highlighted some amazing facts concerning the case. It is unbelievable, but I suppose understandable, that such an amateurish bomber, albeit one with hugely evil intent, could carry out such bombings.
As an example of his amateurishness, he planned a bombing at Brick Lane market but went there on a Saturday. There is no Brick Lane market on a Saturday. It is on a Sunday. So he just dropped the bomb by a parked car instead.