Sheridan Smith stars in Shirley Valentine at the Duke of York’s Theatre in London
Award winning actress Sheridan Smith is a true all-rounder, whether it’s turning her hand to TV, stage or film, to comedy or drama, to straight plays or musicals.
Smith is a double Olivier Award winner, for her role of Dorris in Trevor Nunn’s production of Terence Rattigan’s 1942 drama Flare Path at the Theatre Royal Haymarket and for her portrayal of blonde bombshell Elle Woods in the movie-to-stage musical Legally Blonde at the Savoy Theatre.
Sheridan was last on stage playing the Narrator in the much loved musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.
Prior to that she played the iconic role of Fanny Brice in the West End production of Funny Girl.
Other stage credits include A Midsummer Night’s Dream opposite David Walliams at the Noel Coward Theatre in 2013; Hedda Gabler (Old Vic); Flare Path (Theatre Royal Haymarket); Little Shop of Horrors (Menier Chocolate Factory); The People are Friendly (Royal Court); A Midsummer Night’s Dream & The Taming of the Shrew (Open Air Theatre); Legally Blonde (Savoy Theatre); and Into The Woods (Donmar Warehouse). She made her stage debut as Little Red Riding Hood in Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods at the Donmar Warehouse.
Sheridan Smith is best known for her TV roles including Cilla (BAFTA and Emmy nominations), Mrs Biggs (BAFTA winner), The C word (BAFTA nominated), Two Pints of Lager & A Packet of Crisps, Grown Ups, Love Soup, Benidorm, The Royle Family, Gavin and Stacey, Black Work, Inside No 9 and Psychobitches, The Moorside, No Return, The Teacher, Four Lives, Care, Hansel & Gretel: After Ever After, Jack and the Beanstalk: After Ever After, Isolation Stories, Thunderbirds Are Go, and The Further Adventures of Lucie Miller.
New TV projects include a TV adaptation of David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny Strikes Again, also starring Walliams; and Rosie Molloy Gives Up Everything for Sky.
Her film work includes The Railway Children Return, Hysteria, Tower Block, Quartet, Powder Room and The Huntsman: Winter’s War.