"thrilling... superbly made and utterly riveting"
Sydney Morning Herald Sun Herald
TV Tonight The Guardian
“One of the best Australian dramas in years... completely compelling from its first moment to its last.”
Sydney Morning Herald
The style, perspective and originality of Wakefield – created by Kristen Dunphy and directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse and Kim Mordaunt – is truly something to behold.”
"brilliantly touching… a riveting psychological thriller and a study of the human condition... unlike anything we've seen on our screens before"
“Certain to be one of the television events of the year... Spanning a gamut of emotions – funny, sad, sweet, poignant, shocking – it may have been difficult to execute but is effortless to watch. A superb achievement.”
“deeply affecting, visually striking, superbly performed… one of the finest and most original local dramas produced in years.”
"Excellent new series... Rudi's rich and raw performance is truly brilliant"
News Ltd TV Guide
“stunningly powerful… Drama of this quality, even in the so-called ‘golden age’ of Prestige Television, is rare indeed. It helps that the scripts are in the hands of directors as talented as Jocelyn Moorhouse and Kim Mordaunt, who balance deft character work with an excellent sense of place... A simply exquisite character-driven drama.”
"an engaging drama with a lot of heart"
"I really do love The Rocket.
It's incredible, so utterly unique"
“gripping and heart-warming”
The Irish Times
“gorgeous...it just brings joy to your heart to see such naturalism on screen”
Margaret Pomeranz, At the Movies
Paul Byrnes, Sydney Morning Herald
“this little gem stole my heart”
“throughly infectious, hugely imaginative, with exceptional performances” ★★★★ The Age
“a powerful, deeply moving drama”
The Philadelphia Enquirer