From John Doyle of The Globe and Mail:
Here’s bloody good news: The new CBC drama X Company (CBC, 9 p.m.) is vastly entertaining. A Second World War spy drama, on the evidence of the first two episodes it’s brimming with action, tension delivered with appropriate dollops of poignancy and done with slick confidence.
It comes from Flashpoint creators Mark Ellis and Stephanie Morgenstern and is based, loosely, on the existence of the real Camp X, a training school for spies and the organization of covert operations, established in the early 1940s by the British Army on Lake Ontario near Oshawa. Continue reading.
Latest posts by Greg David (see all)
- Link: Why director April Mullen loves tackling the unique challenges presented by Wynonna Earp - September 21, 2018
- CBC’s Anne with an E blooms in Season 2 - September 21, 2018
- Comments and queries for the week of September 21 - September 21, 2018