Viewers call 'absolutely superb' new ITV series 'the best show of 2023 so far'
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Elizabeth Olsen has received high acclaim for her brand new ITV series.
Olsen stars as Candy Montgomery in psychological thriller Love & Death, which is based on a true story about a woman who was accused of killing her lover's wife in 1980.
The synopsis for the seven-part show reads: "The series is based on the true story of Candy Montgomery, a housewife from Wylie, Texas. It centres around Montgomery, who is living a stereotypical housewife lifestyle in the late 1970s. She has to go before a jury after an affair with her friend from church leads to a killing."
The first episode aired in the US in April, and is now available on ITVX for British viewers to watch.
People have since gone wild for the show and even went as fair as labelling it as the 'best show of 2023 so far'.
"Love and Death is undoubtedly the best TV series of 2023 so far," one reviewer gushed.
"Elizabeth Olsen delivered and absolutely amazing and stellar performance. Tom Pelphrey also did an exceptional job."
They went on: "The show will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last episode."
Elsewhere, Love & Death has an impressive 89 percent audience score on Rotten Tomatoes.
One reviewer on the platform said of the series: "Very entertaining telling of a true story. Great acting by all involved.
"I've never heard of this true story before this series, so I was captivated and on the edge of my seat. Love, marital affairs, murder, courtroom drama… it has it all. Elizabeth Olsen is a star!"
"Beautifully cast and perfectly acted, it tells the true and tragic story of a killing that took place in 1980 in Wylie, Texas. Set design is outstanding, takes place in several mid century modern homes and churches. This series is banging on all cylinders."
Love & Death is available to stream on ITVX.