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Two Weeks To Live. Kim Noakes (Maisie Williams). Copyright: Kudos Productions
Two Weeks To Live

Two Weeks To Live

  • TV comedy drama
  • Sky One
  • 2020
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Maisie Williams plays a young misfit on the run. Also features Sian Clifford, Mawaan Rizwan, Taheen Modak, Jason Flemyng, Thalissa Teixeira and Kerry Howard


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Famalam nominated in 2020 Rose d'Or Awards

Famalam, Sex Education, Two Weeks To Live, Feel Good, This Way Up, There's Something About Movies and Agendum are nominated in the prestigious international Rose d'Or Awards 2020.

British Comedy Guide, 12th November 2020

Two Weeks To Live: Series 1 review

While it appears from the first episode that much of the story will be centred around Kim's blossoming relationship with Nicky (a nicely funny Mawaan Rizwan), the heart of the series increasingly becomes the brilliantly twisted and violent mother/daughter relationship between Kim and Tina.

Eamon Hennedy, The Digital Fix, 8th September 2020

As an edgy British comedy, Two Weeks To Live (Sky One, Wednesday) had no desire to cosy up to the viewer. Appearances were deceptive, however. Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones) played Kim, a young woman brought up in the wilds of Scotland believing the end of the world was nigh. Trained to survive the apocalypse, Kim had a lot of skills but she had never been in a pub before, used money, walked in high heels, any of that. She was so unworldly, indeed, that she was fooled by two lads into thinking the end really was a fortnight away, and she had to crack on with job she came to do: find her father's killer and take revenge.

Williams had a nicely subtle comic touch, trying to come across as a bad ass only to poke herself in the eye with her sunglasses, and the first half hour episode rattled along. Physical comedy aside, it was light on gags though, which doesn't bode well, even for a dark comedy. Especially for a dark comedy.

Alison Rowat, The Herald, 6th September 2020

Two Weeks To Live review

Baby-faced brutality in the wilds of Scotland.

Carol Midgley, The Times, 3rd September 2020

Review: Two Weeks To Live

Maisie Williams' dark comedy is too much standard-assassin.

Deirdre Falvey, The Irish Times, 3rd September 2020

TV review: Two Weeks To Live series 1 episode 1

Whether or not the series works as a whole is going to depend on how they manage the juggling act of keeping it feeling realistic despite clearly being a very unusual creation, but despite the odd flawed moment the majority of it is beguiling and amusing material, and I'm definitely intrigued as to how it will play out.

Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 3rd September 2020

It's Bear Grylls meets Hanna in this comedy starring Maisie Williams as Kim Noakes, a mysterious misfit raised in isolation by her survivalist mother, Tina, (Fleabag's Sian Clifford) after her father is murdered. Now all grown up and venturing out into the real (built) world, Noakes soon runs into a pair of hapless brothers whose prank to make her believe the apocalypse is coming triggers a set of deadly consequences. It's heavy-handed and blunt, but Williams is entertaining as the lethal protagonist.

Ammar Kalia, The Guardian, 2nd September 2020

Two Weeks To Live review

Really, the entire cast is good here, with Rizwan as Nicky also impressing, and it's a shame that such a solid bunch of actors haven't been given anything more remarkable to work with.

Caroline Preece, Den Of Geek, 2nd September 2020

TV review: Two Weeks To Live, Sky One

Plenty of suprises, plenty of thrills and spills and Williams is excellent as misfit Kim who goes on a literal as well as an emotional journey.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 2nd September 2020

Two Weeks To Live review

"Fish out of water" is a stock comedy premise, and in Two Weeks To Live, Kim is a very strange fish indeed.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 2nd September 2020

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