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Sheridan Smith nominated for BAFTA

Lincolnshire actress Sheridan Smith has been nominated for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award.

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The 33-year-old will compete has been nominated in the Leading Actress category for her performance in the Cilla Black biopic, Cilla.

Smith will be competing against Georgina Campbell (Murdered by My Boyfriend), Keeley Hawes (Line of Duty) and Sarah Lancashire (Happy Valley) for the coveted prize.

This year’s ceremony will be held at the Theatre Royal in London on 10 May.

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Sheridan Smith misses out on Emmy

Lincolnshire actress Sheridan Smith missed out on taking home an International Emmy for 'Best Actress', losing out to Brazilian Fernanda Montenegro.

Smith was nominated for her portrayal of Charmian Biggs in ITV drama, 'Mrs Biggs'.