Rosalie Craig to replace Andrea Riseborough in National's As You Like It
Patsy Ferran and Mark Benton will join the cast of Polly Findlay's production
The Merchant of Venice (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, RSC)
Polly Findlay directs Patsy Ferran in her RSC debut
Matt Trueman: Church and Finch will leave big shoes to fill at Chichester
By Matt Trueman
'For the last five years Chichester has practically kept the West End in business'
Andrea Riseborough stars in National's As You Like It
The Birdman actress has been absent from the London stage for seven years
Exclusive: Patsy Ferran cast in RSC's Merchant of Venice
By Editorial Staff
Polly Findlay's production opens in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in May, playing in rep with Othello
Michael Coveney: Critical awards and lasting legacies
Reflections on this year's Critics' Circle Awards, and some great critics of the past
Michael Coveney: Rufus Norris's National - fresh meat or cold potatoes?
'In the admirable rush to be all things to all men in the name of diversity and inclusivity, the danger is you lose sight of what you really want to do'