From Bill Brioux:
CBC WWII spy drama X Company hits the mark
The World War II spy drama hails from Flashpoint showrunners Mark Ellis and Stephanie Morgenstern. They’ve kept this idea simmering on the back burner for nearly 15 years while Flashpoint and a few other projects got in the way. Continue reading.
From Melissa at The Televixen:
The Stars of X Company Discuss this Unique Take on the WWII Story
Before you head inside Camp X, the spy training facility on the shores of Lake Ontario that worked closely with Bletchley in England and gave birth to several CIA directors, we have this interview with some of X Company’s stars: Jack Laskey (Alfred Graves), Evelyne Brochu (Aurora Luft), Warren Brown (Neil Mackay), and Connor Price (Harry James). They shared their experience in bringing this story to life, and why this is a unique and fresh take on how the Allies won World War II. Continue reading.
From Denette Wilford of Huffington Post Canada:
‘X Company’ Review: CBC Delivers Another Much-Needed History Lesson To Canadians
The CBC had a hit with the recently wrapped “The Book Of Negroes,” so will newcomer “X Company” be a phenomenon as well, ratings and otherwise? From far away, the two series couldn’t be more different, but up close it’s amazing how much they have in common. Canadians know little about one of the country’s best-kept secrets — Canada’s role in the Allied victory — and the exploration and celebration of the story is long overdue. Continue reading.