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Sheridan Smith nominated for BAFTA TV award

Sheridan Smith has been nominated in the Best Actress category in this year's BAFTA TV Awards for her performance in 'The C-Word'.

She played the leading role in the television adaptation of Lisa Lynch's candid book about her experience of cancer.

It is the second year in a row that Sheridan Smith, who is from Epworth in north Lincolnshire, has received a Leading Actress nomination.

She is up against Suranne Jones in 'Doctor Foster'; Claire Foy in 'Wolf Hall' and Ruth Madeley in 'Don't Take My Baby'.


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.

Watch: Sherdian Smith back in region to film new series

Award winning actress films new series in region

Sheridan Smith has been in the region filming her latest TV series.

In the three-part crime drama 'Black Work' she stars as a police officer whose husband is murdered.

The award winning actress, who's from Epworth near Doncaster, says she's been enjoying working back in the north.

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'.