And we’re off! Another series of ringer debates, capricious scoring and Great British Triers, the latter group represented this year by, well, pretty much just Ed Balls. Is the 2016 crop a bit too good too soon? I did some highly scientific research (AKA chucked out a poll on Twitter), and viewers mostly seemed happy to watch a high-standard lot, but I do wonder if we’ll miss a few J words and inspirational moments when we’re already at 8s and a 9(!) in Week 1.
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