Sheridan Smith with her father

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Sheridan and Colin Smith often appeared in public collectively

Sheridan Smith has pulled out of an look on the Royal Selection Efficiency after her father Colin died.

The actress’s father had been recognized with most cancers earlier this 12 months.

Smith had been resulting from carry out songs from Humorous Woman, the musical she not too long ago starred in, on the occasion on the Hammersmith Apollo on 6 December.

A consultant for the actress stated: “Sheridan’s much-loved father sadly handed away this week.”

She requested for privateness for Smith and her household “at this tough time”.

Smith pulled out of a number of performances of Humorous Woman in March when she discovered of her father’s sickness.

She later took a break from the musical citing stress and exhaustion, however returned in July and is scheduled to go on tour with the musical from February.

Smith and her father often appeared in public collectively – in 2011, she introduced him along with her to the Olivier awards, the place she received finest actress in a musical for her look in Legally Blonde.


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