Kate Fleetwood puts in a thrilling display as Jess. Is there a more versatile actress alive? How she suggests the raw horror of physical pain is sensational. How she suggests the determination to defeat that pain is miraculous.
The Spectator on Ugly Lies the Bone
The real name to shout about is Kate Fleetwood, however; she gives a gut-busting, shimmeringly varied performance, where a glittering surface masks hidden depths. Fleetwood makes her by turns sarcastic and scornful, naughty and sexy, vulnerable and weak - and a devilishly funny drunk. She propels a complicated and contradictory woman into this frothy fantasy.
The Independent on High Society
Kate Fleetwood is elemental in the title role, captivating throughout, cool and sharp as a Japanese kitchen knife but also faintly animal and fire-eyed.
The Stage on Medea