[Shields Gazette] - Hebburn lives up to hype, say viewers. (L-R) Vicky Pearson [LISA McGRILLIS], Pauline Pearson [GINA McKEE], Joe Pearson [JIM MOIR], Sarah [KIMBERLEY NIXON], Jack Pearson [CHRIS RAMSEY], Dot [PAT DUNN]. Published on Saturday 27 October 2012
[Shields Gazette] - The Kelly's manager, Brenda Hallowell, held her own Hebburn screening party for the show, which also features Gina McKee as mum Pauline, Vic Reeves – using real name Jim Moir – as dad Joe, Lisa McGrillis as sister Vicki and Pat Dunn as gran Dot.
[Mirror.co.uk] - It features Jim Moir (aka Vic Reeves) and Gina McKee (Our Friends in the North) as Dad and Mam Pearson, Lisa McGrillis as Jack's “lovable slapper” sister Vicki and Jason Cook himself as a local rogue called Ramsey. And a special award to the make-up
[Metro] - Gina McKee is as brilliant as ever, as is her on-screen daughter, played by Lisa McGrillis. In fact, the pair pretty much make this first episode, despite the considerable talents of their co-stars. Of course there are flaws - not least that the family