Warlow's script is real, alive and human. It's beautifully performed, and beautiful to look at – stylish, and stylised. It's proper, character-based crime drama, gripping, and yes – I'm afraid – ripping as well.
Sam Wollaston, The Guardian, 30.12.12
"Stoppard’s dialogue, sometimes poetic, sometimes spare, felt like the best ever heard on British television."
Ben Lawrence, The Telegraph, 07.09.12
"With this thrilling drama, Fellowes depicts a ‘golden age’ of country estates, rigid class structures and, most important, peace — which is doomed as surely as the Titanic sailing towards the iceberg."
Catherine Ostler, The Daily Mail, 26.03.12