- The Telegraph : 3/5
- The Guardian : better than mundane
- The Independent : on probation but signs are looking good
- Radio Times : & Alison Graham tweeted she really liked it!
- On the Box : 4/5
- Orange TV : very positive review
- Metro UK : suspended sentence
- University review : very positive indeed!
- The Yorker : arresting television
- Herald Scotland : focus on the grammar
Viewers’ rating: a very respectable score of 4.9M viewers! (excluding iplayer)