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Based on the popular and critically acclaimed novels by Kate Atkinson, this mini-series was shot on location in Edinburgh and was quickly followed by a second season.

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Re: Review

Post by laurielove » Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:13 am

That's a great review. The viewing figures seem pretty healthy to me too - certainly about what I was expecting on the optimistic side. And it has been critically well-received too. Fingers crossed. (And toes and arms and ears and ...)

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Post by Helen8 » Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:24 am

. . . don't forget your eyes!

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Re: Review

Post by inamac » Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:06 pm

kjshd05 wrote:a great review/article:

http://www.newstatesman.com/television/ ... ckson-case
I think I'm in love with this reviewer. She gets it. All.

(Am rather glad I didn't bother with the lawyer thing too.)

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Re: Review

Post by crawfoc99 » Thu Jun 23, 2011 5:34 pm

Loved the New Statesman article, Kim. Thanks for posting.

Very positive about Jason as Jackson Brodie. He certainly personifies the role.

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Re: Review

Post by kjshd05 » Sat Jun 25, 2011 6:14 am

"Case Histories: When Brilliant Books Become Good Drama"

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Re: Review

Post by grannybear » Sat Jun 25, 2011 9:56 am

Thanks for the interview. This series is really getting a lot of write ups and they all seem to be good.

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Re: Review

Post by Helen8 » Sat Jun 25, 2011 11:08 am

As Atkinson stresses in the interview: "That's why Jackson is not interested in forensics. He's interested in finding the closure for others he'll never get. Jackson wants to help. He has love to give."

Trust the author to give the most succinct description.


Journalists: Take a lesson!

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Re: Review

Post by Angel Tavington » Sat Jun 25, 2011 2:54 pm

Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you... I also like the pictures along with the article- the one of Jackson and his daughter is lovely!


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Re: Review

Post by fruitbat » Sat Jun 25, 2011 2:57 pm

Lovely photos. :D

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Re: Review

Post by Chari910 » Sun Jun 26, 2011 10:14 pm

If you have time, read the comments on this PAGE. I loved it!

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Re: Review

Post by grannybear » Mon Jun 27, 2011 8:09 am

I read all the comments and thought they were interesting.
Everyone loved Jason and I don't recall any bad comments except for a couple of people that couldn't understand his Yorkshire accent.
In fact most of the complaints were over the accents of all the characters. Not Scottish enough or from the wrong part of Scotland.
All in all the comments were great. Most people loved the show and wanted more. It's good to hear so many good remarks about Jason.

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Re: Review

Post by kjshd05 » Mon Jun 27, 2011 8:31 am

Hopefully the BBC takes notice of all the positive press/opinions/reviews :D

Interesting to see how the DVD sells :cool:

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Re: Review

Post by fruitbat » Mon Jun 27, 2011 12:58 pm

Thanks Char.
I would watch anything that Jason Isaacs is in..... I can remember a sharp intake of breath the first time Lucius Malfoy appeared in the HP films,
That could have been me posting that. Image

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Re: Review

Post by Helen8 » Mon Jun 27, 2011 1:15 pm

"Very entertaining - but rather silly. Ist story - childs body found How? and then buried with no post mortem. Is this usual practice in Scotland? If it is - I"m coming on holiday and bring my wife with a one way ticket."

Uh, oh. I smell a potential murder. :uhoh



"As my Wife said, Jackson needs to open his mouth wider."

Works for me. :cool:




Thanks for pointing out the comments, Char.

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Re: Review

Post by grannybear » Mon Jun 27, 2011 1:44 pm

One comment mentioned "Jason Isaacs natural way of acting".
That's a good way of saying why everything he does looks real.
It's as if he is really that person.

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