Casting Announced for X at the Royal Court Theatre

X at the Royal Court Theatre

Rudi Dharmalingam, Darrell D’Silva, James Harkness, Jessica Raine and Ria Zmitrowicz are to appear in X at the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs. Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone directs Alistair McDowall’s new play set in a space station on Pluto. “It’s a tax write-off. This is where they send the new, the underqualified, the old. And most of all the British. Mars is full of blonde Americans. It’s like they’re building the master race out there.” Billions of miles from home, the lone research base on Pluto has lost contact with Earth. Unable to leave or send for help, the skeleton crew sit waiting. Waiting. Waiting long enough for time to start eating away at them. To lose all sense of it. To start seeing things in the dark outside. With design by Merle Hensel, lighting by Lee Curran, composition and sound by Nick Powell and video by Tal Rosner. X … Read more