Tingling the spine while engaging the brain, The Living and the Dead is smart, scary and knowing. - The Guardian

Beautifully shot, utterly chilling…it’s an appealingly old-fashioned ghost story but with depth, set against a backdrop of a rural society on the cusp of great change. - Irish Times

It’s Lark Rise to Candleford meets The Wicker Man meets  Sapphire and Steel. And I mean that as a compliment. -

Shepzoy is a place where death walks behind you, and the past is ever-present. If you used to like those MR James ghost stories, this is one for you. - The Arts Desk

It’s undoubtedly worth a watch and will offer an escape from the Euros and Brexit chat. - IB Times

Scary stuff aside, this was also a convincing portrayal of two people in love. The Applebys might have been tweedy brainboxes but were no boring bluestockings: they had crackling sexual chemistry, in the vein of DH Lawrence or Poldark. - The Telegraph

Tensely eerie and classily made, The Living and the Dead has potential to become a running franchise. - The Telegraph