BFI Screen Online says, "Oh, Mr Porter! is full of moments to cherish". Empire Online closes with this: "Comedy very much of its time but there are worse ways to spend a rainy afternoon." Time Out says, "Some of the humour is rather dated now, but the atmospheric creation of a quaintly antiquated rural Britain - that never in reality existed - holds plenty of charm." Variety says, "the whole thing is amusing." Rotten Tomatoes has an audience consensus score of 92%.
To join in with the bloggers participating in T Stands for Tuesday, I offer this screenshot with drinks on the table:
I'm behind in making ATCs, having been away for a week on vacation, but I hope to have some to post next week.