• Network: BBC-1 , BBC
  • Series Premiere Date: Jan 8, 2008
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3
Metascore
66

Generally favorable reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 9
  2. Negative: 2 out of 9
  1. Reviewed by: Jessica Shaw
    91
    Without the annoying melodrama [like "Desperate Housewives"], you become more emotionally hooked by the lives of the four complex and original characters.
User Score
8.5

Universal acclaim- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. ElleO
    Apr 9, 2009
    8
    Great show. Engaging characters with interesting storylines. I started to watch because of the Jessica and Alex story, but ended up hooked on Great show. Engaging characters with interesting storylines. I started to watch because of the Jessica and Alex story, but ended up hooked on all the characters. Siobhan and Hari were the characters that had me crying in the end. Full Review »
  2. ReneeB
    Apr 9, 2009
    10
    Totally hooked. Well done. Insight into a world of feelings & emotions not often made public. Women of different back grounds, education, Totally hooked. Well done. Insight into a world of feelings & emotions not often made public. Women of different back grounds, education, lifestyles face this issue from different spheres. The only thing I need is a British American Dictionary and an Martini ! Full Review »
  3. PatriciaJ
    Apr 6, 2009
    10
    Best show I have seen in a long time. I love how they throw in a curve just when you think you know what is going to happen. Keep it coming.