Kudos to Emma Lowndes for showing us a mother driven to extremes of rage and tenderness. Thomas Hardy would have written a whole book about this woman.
New York Times on Downton Abbey
Emma Lowndes is transfixing as the self-sacrificing May.
The Telegraph on The Accrington Pals
Emma Lowndes as his truth-telling sister...gives a beautifully defined performance
The Guardian on Children Of The Sun
Emma Lowndes' Susanna is frustrated and lonely – neither the saint nor the sinner that an outwardly puritanical, in reality rapacious public gaze demands. She's a well-rounded character in a play fascinated by double-speak.
The Stage on The Herbal Bed