Jessica Raine

Matt Trueman: Why do young actors plump for small spaces?
Though Kit Harington is about to open on the West End, our bigger stages are mostly led by older actors: Kenneth Branagh, Ralph Fiennes, Timothy Spall, says Matt Trueman
Jessica Raine: 'Hollywood has uninteresting roles for women'
The actress and star of new space play X explains the show and why new writing is her thing
X (Royal Court)
Vicky Featherstone directs Alistair McDowall's new play set on Pluto
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 4 - 10 April
From Glenn Close to Timothy Spall, we take a look at the major openings this week
Exclusive: Casting announced for X at the Royal Court
Vicky Featherstone will direct Alistair McDowall's new play set on Pluto
Laura Carmichael and Jessica Raine among guests at The Three Lions press night
The TV stars joined David Beckham, Prince William and David Cameron for opening night of the Edinburgh hit's London transfer
Michael Coveney and Matt Trueman on Hytner's National - 'a golden era'
Our critics assess Nicholas Hytner's 12-year tenure as he marks his final day as artistic director of the National Theatre
David Walliams takes part in Hampstead Page to Stage festival
The three-day festival will explore the journey of drama from page to performance
Critics enjoy Raine in Roots at Donmar
By Editorial Staff
James MacDonald's production of Roots, Arnold Wesker's 1958 working class classic, opened at the Donmar Warehouse this week. Starring Jessica Raine and Linda Bassett, it runs until 30 November
Roots
James Macdonald revives Arnold Wesker's 1958 play "beautifully", with a "meticulous, quivering performance" from Jessica Raine