Snatches: Moments from Women's Lives: Miniseries Reviews

May 10, 2021
A series of eight 15-minute monologues, each reflecting on a specific "moment" in history over the last 100 years as it impacted women's lives. The series was commissioned by BBC to mark the anniversary of women's suffrage.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 6, 2018
Snatches all at once is a jarring, even upsetting experience -- but then again, that's the point... each woman demands her audience's full attention, having rarely been afforded the luxury of such consideration before.
June 28, 2018
All were powerful, in ways both shocking and witty, but I was reminded of the tremendous power that a good actor can lend by simple quality
June 25, 2018
Snatches is little more than a fig leaf, a series of curiously indigestible monologues featuring women who, strangely, don't feel real at all.
June 22, 2018
If this sounds worthy, it's not - it's too clever for that. And each episode is just 15 minutes long (perfect for short millennial attention spans).
June 22, 2018
Not only were they on the stagey side, they were also on the joyless side, being issue-driven rather than character-led.
June 22, 2018
[Siobhan Finneran's] performance as the accused mother, convicted on an "expert's" statistical calculations, throbbed with quiet fury, although the end wasn't quite as strong as the beginning.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5