SSSSPOTY winner Erin Doherty to join The Crown

Erin Doherty, winner of The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year competition in 2015, is to play the role of Princess Anne in the third season of the hit Netflix series The Crown.

Erin, who won over the audience and judges with her "Broadway Baby" at the Garrick Theatre in our annual competition, recently played the character Jessie Marsh in Call The Midwife, and was the lead in Alan Ayckbourn's epic The Divide (2017) at the Old Vic. Other theatre credits since winning SSSSPOTY include A Christmas Carol (Old Vic), My Name is Rachel Corrie (Young Vic) and Junkyard (Headlong/Bristol Old Vic/Theatr Clywd/Rose).