"a raging success... heart-stopping"
Sydney Morning Herald 

“a raging success... powerful, convincing, deeply moving... a superb piece of storytelling from some of the best screen talent in Australia"
Sydney Morning Herald

“must-see, epic six-part series” 
Memorable TV 

“the performances throughout are pitch-perfect, as precise and refined as the direction… Worthington’s carefully calibrated portrayal of a stoic music teacher (directed by Kim Mordaunt) is utterly self-effacing and especially notable” 
Sydney Morning Herald

“Searing, devastating drama... powerful storytelling and some dazzling performances. This marks another mighty play from ABC drama... Don’t miss it.”
TV Tonight

“Gripping... the episode directed by Mordaunt (has) at times almost Hitchcockian flourish”  
The Guardian  

“A visceral and emotionally effective series... It has a stunning cast... Fires is the kind of art that doesn’t just help process national trauma but it confronts it so that we never forget.”

"An epic retelling of the summer that burned... exciting and emotionally moving."
The Australian 

“heart-stopping... powerful and inventive... important, evocative and compelling... first rate Australian drama” 
Sydney Morning Herald

“top-notch... the performances, production design and storytelling are all compelling... seriously good and nationally significant.”   

“impressive and powerful”   
The New Daily