After speculation in the national press that Sheridan Smith may have left the West End production of Funny Girl for good, producers have issued a statement today, confirmed that she will return, albeit much later than anticipated.
‘At this evening’s performance, the title role will be played by …’ Understudy. Somewhere between a trending topic and a dirty word as arguments rage over whether or not audiences should be compensated for missing a favourite star.
I woke up last Saturday in Africa and today I’ve woken up in New York. In between, I’ve also been back home in London, so I’ve been on three continents in the space of a week, or at any rate one huge continent and two comparatively tiny islands, namely mainland UK and Manhattan.