The final episode of the ITV drama's latest run was seen by an average 7.62m (32.7%) at 9pm, with an added 222k (1.4%) on +1. Earlier, Robson Green's More Tales from Northumberland continued with 2.78m (12.4%) at 8pm (152k/0.6% on +1).
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On BBC One, Inside Out gathered 3.42m (15.9%) at 7.30pm, before Children of the Great Migration interested 2.13m (9.2%) at 8.30pm. New Tricks - which will air its final episode later this year - attracted 2.66m (11.4%) at 9pm.
BBC Two's University Challenge interested 3.04m (13.2%) at 8pm, while Only Connect was watched by 2.57m (11.1%) at 8.30pm. A Cook Abroad averaged 1.52m (6.5%) at 9pm, before House of Fools continued with 670k (3.9%) at 10pm.
Channel 4's Food Unwrapped attracted 1.28m (5.6%) at 8.30pm (60.4k/0.3%), while NHS: £2 Billion a Week and