This Life Links: Torri Higginson brings her own take to This Life

From Bridget Liszewski of The TV Junkies:

Torri Higginson brings her own take to This Life
Canadian actress Torri Higginson may be best known for playing Dr. Elizabeth Weir for years on the science fiction series Stargate: Atlantis, but this fall she’ll tackle the role of single mother on CBC’s new family drama This Life. The 10-part series premieres Monday, October 5 at 9 p.m. and will see Higginson’s Natalie Lawson receive a terminal cancer diagnosis and spend the first season exploring how this affects her, her three teenage children and her close-knit family. Continue reading.

From Brendan Kelly of the Montreal Gazette:

No looking back as Torri Higginson takes the lead in CBC drama This Life
Higginson certainly impresses in the lead-off episode of This Life, bringing remarkable force to the small screen from the very first scene when she learns the bad news from her doctor. But it’s essential to underline that like Nouvelle adresse, This Life is not just a dark, depressing exploration of a woman facing death. It’s also the story of her family – her three teen kids that she’s raising as a single mom and also her siblings and her parents. Continue reading.