Sheridan Smith is Cilla!!
ITV have commissioned a new drama from writer Jeff Pope(Philomena, Mrs Biggs). Cilla will be a three part drama covering the life of Cilla Black from young girl in Liverpool to top pop star. Cilla will be played by Sheridan Smith who says, “I am thrilled to be playing Cilla, as she is a British icon. In the 60s, as a young girl from Liverpool, she had numerous number ones and sang with The Beatles, her life story is fascinating”.
The series starts shooting in March with Paul Whittington directing.