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No Rain on Sheridan's Parade - Funny Girl Opening Night




There was No Rain on Sheridan's Parade as Funny Girl's Opening Night brings stars, rave reviews and a show-stopping performance to the Savoy


Last night at The Savoy Theatre saw the opening night of Sheridan Smith in Funny Girl, since transferring from its sold-out run at The Menier Chocolate Factory to a dazzling response from Press and audience.

Many tributes were also paid to comedy icon Victoria Wood, who died yesterday, aged 62.

Sheridan said Victoria ‘played to her strengths and had everything I love about women and I grew up with women like that… who were so strong and funny, and Fanny Brice was one of the first,’ [STANDARD].



Gavin and Stacey’s Alison Steadman said ‘She was one of the most talented women of our time. It’s terribly sad that she’s gone, it really is’ [BOLTON NEWS]

Caitlin Moran was in a 'funny' mood trying out her  '36 Expressions' ahead of the show!...




There was much to be said about the fantastic Funny Girl and Sheridan Smith...

"Whoah - #FunnyGirl & Sheridan Smith in tears, audience in tears, roaring ovation."
- Caitlin Moran - Twitter

"Just seen the staggeringly brilliant @Sheridansmith1 in the fabulous @FunnyGirl_UK@SavoyTheatreLdn#FunnyGirl"
- Samantha Bond - Twitter

"Well @FunnyGirl_UK was absolutely brilliant @Sheridansmith1 was mesmerising as Fanny Brice @DariusCampbell as Nick Arnstein was a revelation"
- Marcus Brigstocke - Twitter


Funny Girl runs at the Savoy Theatre until October 8 with tickets available here.