Rosalie Craig
Rosalie Craig
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Rosalie Craig will join the cast of The Ferryman as it extends its West End run in 2018.

Craig, who was announced earlier this year as the star of the first female-led production of Company when it opens at the Gielgud Theatre in September, will play the role of Caitlin Carney in the production.

New cast members also include Owen McDonnell (Single-Handed, Paula) as Quinn Carney and Justin Edwards (The Thick of It) as Tom Kettle.

Also joining the company will be Stella McCusker as Aunt Maggie Far Away, Siân Thomas as Aunt Pat, Declan Conlon as Muldoon, Dean Ashton as Frank Magennis, Terence Keeley as Diarmaid Corcoran, Sean Delaney as Michael Carney, Francis Mezza as Shane Corcoran, Kevin Creedon as JJ Carney, Laurie Kynaston as Oisin Carney and Saoirse-Monica Jackson as Shena Carney.

Catherine McCormack will continue in her role as Mary Carney, as will Charles Dale as Father Horrigan, Mark Lambert as Uncle Pat and Glenn Speers as Lawrence Malone. The new cast will have their first performance on 8 January 2018.

The piece, directed by Sam Mendes, originally opened at the Royal Court earlier this year and ran until June before transferring to the West End. Butterworth's play received critical acclaim and follows a family living in rural Ireland during the Troubles.

The Ferryman runs at the Gielgud Theatre until 19 May 2018.

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