What We Did on Our Holiday
What We Did on Our Holiday (2014)

Doug and Abi are taking their three children on a trip to Scotland for a big family gathering. They are in the midst of a difficult divorce, and have asked the kids to keep it a secret from their extended family. But as the inevitable feuds… More

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Genre: Comedy
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Trevor Johnston
Time Out

Amiable observational humour and likeable performances.

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Mark Kermode
Observer [UK]

There are plenty of close-to-the-bone belly laughs as the estranged McLeods hit the road for Scotland, after which an unexpectedly morbid twist takes us into altogether darker territory ...

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Jason Best
Movie Talk

Engaging family comedy What We Did on Our Holiday sees the creators of Outnumbered repeating the BBC sitcom's winning mix of beleaguered parents, cute scene-stealing kids and spot-on observational humour with audience-pleasing results.

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Adam Fresco

Despite the serious subjects of death, divorce and family dysfunction, this remains a feel-good family movie

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Rich Cline

Although its story easily could have spun right off the rails, this British comedy uses earthy honesty to win the audience over.

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Donald Clarke
Irish Times

You deserve some sort of honour if, as a creator of comedy, you devise a technique so solid that it can translate from TV to film without losing any of its personality

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Philip Kemp
Total Film

Connolly's on top form too, and the chemistry between Tennant and Pike convinces.

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Guy Lodge
This is London

A shambolic farcical twist is engineered that makes no practical, emotional or even comic sense.

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Geoffrey Macnab

The film is funny, if predictable, about such subjects as motorway traffic jams, sibling rivalry and family feuding.

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