Liverpool's favourite female export Cilla Black will take home the Special Award for her contribution to showbusiness.Read the full story ›
Sheridan Smith is in Liverpool filming a biopic about the life of the one and only Cilla Black.
She took a break to talk to Granada Reports Entertainment Correspondent, Caroline Whitmore
I've decided I want to marry a scouser
A new three part drama on the life of Cilla Black is being filmed in Liverpool starring Sheridan Smith.Read the full story ›
Actress Sheridan Smith who is playing Cilla Black in a new ITV drama of her life
Find out more about the cast for the drama here.
Sheridan Smith says she's loving being in Liverpool. The actress says everyone has made her so welcome. She's been in everyone's front room and the crew are helping her with the scouse accent.
The drama tells the story of Cilla Black's rocky rise to fame and will capture the essence of 1960's Liverpool and the Merseybeat music scene.
Sheridan says she's recently had dinner with Cilla and she's given the drama her backing.
Acclaimed writer Jeff Pope has penned Cilla, a three-part drama for ITV, starring Sheridan Smith as the famous Liverpudlian songbird.Read the full story ›