Scottish Storytelling Centre (2014) AGNES BROUN in ‘Mother of All Burns’, by Andrew Dallmeyer, performed with Coreen Scott and Alasdair Morrison. “Andrew Dallmeyer is considered by many to be the finest and most individual Scottish playwright for many years” (Chambers Scottish Biography).
Nuffield Theatre (2009) PONCIA in ‘House of Bernada Alba’ by Garcia Lorca. “Particularly outstanding are Anne Raitt as the feisty servant and Kate Lock as the betrayed eldest daughter”. “The most interesting relationship is between Bernada and her servant Poncia. Anne Raitt picks up this contradictory character and gives her a force equal to Bernada’s”
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Festival (2007) ‘Talking Heads’ by Alan Bennet: IRENE RUDDOCK in ‘Lady of Letters’. “Curtain twitching Irene in ‘A Lady of Letters’. Impeccable, outstanding, simple, but spellbinding.”
The Tron Theatre, Glasgow (2006), IRENE RUDDOCK in ‘Lady of Letters’, directed by Grant Smeaton.
Liverpool Playhouse (1999), MRS. DANVERS in ‘Rebecca’ by Daphne du Maurier, directed by Richard Williams.
Leicester Phoenix, MOTHER SUPERIOR in ‘Agnes of God’.
Tricycle Theatre London & New Victoria Theatre (1987), HILDA MURRELL in ‘Who Killed Hilda Murrell’, directed by Nick Kent. “Anne Raitt plays the victim with calm authority and I was hooked enough to hang on to the end”.
The Young Vic (1986), ROSIE in ‘The German Connection’. “But best of all is Ms Raitt in a role that brings both force and tenderness into focus; a lioness who sees her own dreams shattered yet who strives with fortitude to deal with her new situation.”
“But above all this is Anne Raitt’s play for her superb performance.” Nominated Best Actor (Female) by Plays and Players, for Rosie in ‘The German Connection.’
Tricycle Theatre (1982), EILEEN in ‘Ever After’.
The National Theatre, GOODWIFE ANN PUTNAM in ‘The Crucible’, by Arthur Miller.
The Bush Theatre London, THE WIFE in ‘Loving Reno’, directed by Simon Callow.
The Royal Court Theatre, writer and director ‘MOTHERS & OTHERS’
The Royal Shakespeare Company, HYPOLYTA in ‘Tis a pity she’s a whore’, THE QUEEN in Henry VI’, ‘A & R’ Musical, SISTER DUINHEAD in ‘Sons of Light’. “There are moments of great beauty: especially Anne Raitt’s long tour de force of a speech describing the shipwreck in which all the island’s children were lost.”
Oxford Playhouse, ‘Statements after an Arrest under the Immorality Act’, by Athol Fugard.
The Royal Court Theatre SARAH in premiere of ‘Owners’ by Carol Churchill, directed by Nicholas Wright.
Victoria Theatre-in–the-Round, Stoke-on-Trent (Directors: Peter Cheeseman, Ron Daniels, Ken Campbell):
SONIA in ‘Uncle Vanya’, by Chekhov. “..and two are outstanding, Anne Raitt’s Sonia is a painful joy to watch – a woman with the body and thoughts of a schoolgirl and Peter King. At times these two can make you hold your breath for fear the spell will break.”
ELECTRA in ‘Electra’, by Sophocles. “Anne Raitt’s epic, wonderfully expressive Electra produced 90 minutes of tension which last night’s audience watched almost without breathing.”
Composing/singing/local history documentaries
Recording LP ‘The Knotty’