Shirley Valentine starring Sheridan Smith – new pictures

The hit West End revival of Willy Russell’s Shirley Valentine starring Sheridan Smith has posted new production images.

The pictures show Sheridan Smith playing the title character in Willy Russell’s one-woman comedy, which is running at the Duke of York’s Theatre in London until 3 June 2023.

<em>SHIRLEY VALENTINE Sheridan Smith Photo Helen Murray<em>

The show has proved box-office gold at the Duke of York’s, with producer David Pugh saying: “I’m delighted with this incredible success that Sheridan is having in Willy Russell’s wonderful play. As a theatre producer, we are nothing without our theatrical angels (investors) and these last few years have been tough, as they have been for many people, so this success in the West End should be heralded from the rooftops of the theatre.”

Sheridan Smith said: “Shirley Valentine is a dream part to play and going in every night and seeing not one empty seat has made my return to the West End so wonderful. We’re now releasing the final seats so I do hope that everybody who wants to come will be able to.”

London theatre critics have loved the show, with the Financial Times, the Independent and Daily Mail all giving the show five-starsread our reviews round-up of Shirley Valentine here.

<em>SHIRLEY VALENTINE Sheridan Smith Photo Helen Murray<em>

The play, which first premiered in 1986, is written by acclaimed British playwright Willy Russell (Educating Rita, Blood Brothers), and this production is directed by 2:22: A Ghost Story’s Matthew Dunster, designed by Paul Wills, with lighting design by Lucy Carter, sound design by Ian Dickinson for Autograph and is produced by David Pugh.

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📷 Main photo: SHIRLEY VALENTINE. Sheridan Smith. Photo Helen Murray

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