Touch of Frost finale draws 8 million

The final episode of the ITV1 drama was watched by eight million people.

The series, starring David Jason and based on books by RD Wingfield, was started in 1992, with the finale split into two with two different endings. The first part was watched by 7 million viewers, and the second was watched by 8.3 million on Monday evening.

Jason has played the character of Inspector Jack Frost since 18 years. The final instalment of Frost, called If Dogs Run Free, featured Jason trying to produce a dangerous criminal before a court.