Sheridan Smith - childhood memories

Joyce Mason, who was Sheridan Smith's dance teacher , from aged 4 to 16, says she is a natural down to earth girl from a grounded family who will have been genuinely shocked by her BAFTA win.

Sheridan Smith in a play at her former dance school Credit: ITV Yorkshire
Sheridan Smith started treading the boards as a child Credit: ITV Yorkshire
Sheridan Smith on stage as a child Credit: ITV Yorkshire

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BAFTA awards

Michael Palin from Sheffield and Sheridan Smith from Epworth in Lincolnshire have both been recognised in this year's BAFTA awards.