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 seriesÂ Stargate: Atlantis,Â but this fall sheâ€™ll tackle the role of single mother on CBCâ€™s new family dramaÂ This Life. The 10-part series premieres Monday, October 5 at 9 p.m. and will see Higginsonâ€™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 itâ€™s essential to underline that like Nouvelle adresse, This Life is not just a dark, depressing exploration of a woman facing death. Itâ€™s also the story of her family â€“ her three teen kids that sheâ€™s raising as a single mom and also her siblings and her parents. Continue reading.