2016 THETRE REVIEW ROUNDUP:  X ROYAL COURT – MARCH-MAY

Jessica Raine plays the lead role in Alistair McDowall’s X at the Royal Court Theatre.  Directed by Ms Vicky Featherstone, the play has had varied reviews from many of the top theatre critics.  

One thing highlighted throughout many of the reviews is Jessica’s performance in the play.  Jess has been very highly praised in her role as Gilda,  All the reviews that mention Jess and mention her performance are listed below.  Please take a look.  Jess is truly a remarkable Actress and she thrives in theatre as well as on our TV screens

The Stage 5 Stars.  Jessica Raine is desolately moving by the dreamlike final scenes

https://www.thestage.co.uk/reviews/2016/x-review-at-the-jerwood-theatre-downstairs-london/
  

The Review Hub:  4 and a half stars:  Jessica Raine’s performance makes the change of pitch in Act 2 convincing

http://www.thereviewshub.com/x-the-royal-court-london/  

The Telegraph:  4 Stars:  Jessica Raine plays Gilda with a fantastic quality and brittle, fast eroding self composure

http://bit.ly/1SAdY3T

   
 

The Guardian:  3 Stars:  Jessica Raine impressively conveys the emotional insecurity of Gilda

http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2016/apr/06/x-review-royal-court-london-alistair-mcdowall
  

Theatre Cat:  3 Stars:  Jessica Raine is excellent as the anxious snippy Gilda

X Royal Court, SW1

  

Monkey Matters Theatre:  Jessica Raine is terrific.  The reviewer also comments that “it’ll be the star (Jess) more than the play they’ll (the audience) will applaud.”

http://www.monkeymatterstheatre.com/2016/04/x-review-royal-court.html

  

There Ought To Be Clowns:  The reviewer comments about Jessica’s performance  “I really enjoyed her work as Gilda.”

http://oughttobeclowns.blogspot.co.uk/2016/04/review-x-royal-court.html

  

British Theatre Guide:  “A good central performance from Jessica Raine.”

http://www.britishtheatreguide.info/reviews/x-royal-court-the-12728

  

Broadway World:  Gilda is ‘brilliantly played by Jessica Raine.’

http://www.broadwayworld.com/westend/article/BWW-Review-X-Royal-Court-Theatre-April-6-2016-20160407#

  
A Younger Theatre:  The reviewer says that Jessica Raine puts ‘endearing anxious energy’ into Gilda

Review: X, The Royal Court

  

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