More outstanding reviews of Alex in Wars of the Roses

(c) Mark Douet

(c) Mark Douet

After the five-star reviews published yesterday, more very positive reviews of the Wars of the Roses have been published today. Alex continues to receive sensational reviews for his performance as Henry VI.

Henry Hitching in The Evening Standard said:

The undoubted star is Alex Waldmann as Henry VI. At first he seems absurdly childlike, fidgety and uncertain. As he develops into a passive and politically limp monarch, Waldmann delicately conveys his mix of fecklessness and saintly idealism, contrasting strikingly with the steely, dominant Joely Richardson as his queen, Margaret of Anjou.

Read the full review here.

Alex Ramon writing in the Reviews Hub thought Alex was sensational.  He wrote:

Alex Waldmann is a sensational King Henry, growing and deepening from innocent youth to a kind of piousness that seems indistinguishable from deep inner strength. Buffeted so much by fortune, his Henry finally seems to be able to accept both victory and defeat with equal equanimity, even, in a startling final moment of forgiveness, tenderly kissing his murderer.

The full review can be accessed here.

Michael Coveney reviewing for WhatsOnStage.com said, “Nunn’s production, […], is strongly cast with Alex Waldmann making a humorous little boy simpleton of Henry VI.  Read the full review here.

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