Chichester Festival

Ophelia Lovibond cast in The Stepmother at Chichester
Richard Eyre's production of Githa Sowerby's play runs in August
Ian McKellen to play King Lear in Daniel Evans' first Chichester season
The announcement also includes musicals featuring Sharon D Clarke, Omid Djalili and Tracy-Ann Oberman
Further casting announced for Mack and Mabel with Michael Ball
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American newcomer Rebecca LaChance will play silent movie star Mabel Normand
Lenny Henry stars in Educating Rita at Chichester
The venue's newly announced season also features a Chekhov trilogy adapted by David Hare, and new musical A Damsel in Distress
Penelope Wilton leads Taken at Midnight to West End
The play premiered in Chichester earlier this month
Cast: Shaun Evans in Chichester double bill, Tricycle's Colby Sisters and 503's Stars
Evans joins Rosalie Craig in Chichester's Strindberg/Shaffer double bill
20 Questions: Another Country's Will Attenborough - 'I watched Jeremy Irons slap Tom Hiddleston'
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Will Attenborough - son of director Michael and grandson of film legend Richard - stars in Another Country, which has transferred to Trafalgar Studios following its acclaimed run in Chichester last year
Martin Clunes in talks to star in Harvey revival?
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The Doc Martin star could be returning to the stage next year to play a man who claims to befriend a giant rabbit
20 Questions With... Barnum star Christopher Fitzgerald
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US actor Christopher Fitzgerald plays the title role in Barnum, which runs in the specially constructed Theatre in the Park at Chichester until 31 August
Guest Blog: Richard Greenberg on becoming autodidactic and plays with plots not points
American playwright Richard Greenberg's award-winning plays include Three Days of Rain and Take Me Out. As his 1990 play The American Plan receives its London premiere at the St James Theatre, he recalls how he taught himself to write plays with plots and people who act like people