Mr Harvey Lights A Candle
'One of the best dramas produced by the BBC in recent times.' Daily Mail
'We laughed, cried, but mostly just admired the writing and acting...' Radio Times
...'terrifically authentic...no shortage of poignant moments...' Mail on Sunday
...an intelligent, moving and engaging story of empathy and understanding across generations, class and the classroom.' The Stage
'There is yet to be a drama with Timothy Spall that is not worth watching, and this is no exception...' The Eye
...' uplifting tale of renewal and rebirth.' The Independendent.
**** Sunday Times. 'At the press screening I saw cynical critics who have not displayed any signs of emotion for decades break down and weep. If this tale doesn't tug at your heart strings, reader, you're already dead...a terrific and moving film...a classic adventure story...'
**** Mail on Sunday. 'Ramshackle but utterly charming, the film bursts with colour...the lead character Dudu, with his outsize suit jacket and brief case...is a barrel of infectious optimism that will warm all but the hardest of hearts.'
**** The Times. 'funny, madly ebullient road movie...confounds every expectation...'
**** Financial Times. ...'has the feel of something freshly improvised, filmed delightedly on the hoof...the film is wild...'