Following its record-breaking, sell-out run in London’s West End and national tour, the critically-acclaimed musical Funny Girl comes to the Electric Palace as a screening, featuring Sheridan Smith in “an unforgettable star turn” (The Times).
Funny Girl is semi-biographical, based on the life and career of Broadway star, film actress and comedienne Fanny Brice (a role made famous by Barbara Streisand on Broadway and in the 1968 film adaptation), and her stormy relationship with entrepreneur and gambler Nick Arnstein.
Praised by critics as having “irresistible charm, wit and warmth” (Metro), and hailing Sheridan Smith as “the greatest star by far” (The Daily Telegraph), Funny Girl features a host of iconic and timeless musical numbers including “People,” “I’m the Greatest Star,” and “Don’t Rain On My Parade.”
Hilarious, glorious, and ‘exhilarating’ (The Independent), don’t miss this sensational production.
Directed by: Michael Mayer
Starring: Sheridan Smith, Darius Campbell
Run Time: 2h 40m
Photograph credit: Johann Perrson
Run time : 163mins 51seconds. This includes a 16 minute interval.
BBFC rating : PG
“Sheridan Smith has such scrumptious stage presence”
The Daily Mail
“Sheridan Smith is 'The greatest star by far'”
The Daily Telegraph
“Triumphantly reinvents Funny Girl for a new generation”
The Evening Standard
“Sheridan Smith is hilarious, glorious, touching. An unforgettable star turn”