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Cilla | ITV 2014 | Sheridan Smith, Aneurin Barnard,

Acclaimed writer Jeff Pope is the writer of Cilla, a three-part drama for ITV, starring Sheridan Smith as the famous Liverpudlian songbird, Cilla Black.

Sheridan is joined in the cast by Aneurin Barnard as Cilla’s husband Bobby, Ed Stoppard as Brian Epstein, John Henshaw as Cilla’s father, John White and Melanie Hill is Cilla’s mother, Priscilla, known affectionately to her family as Big Cilla.

‘Cilla’ tells of her rocky rise to fame and will capture the essence of 1960s Liverpool, the atmosphere of promise and excitement as the Merseybeat music scene was on the verge of exploding in a blaze of tight-fitting skirts, stiletto heels, and beehives.

cast
Sheridan Smith as Cilla Black
Aneurin Barnard as Bobby
Ed Stoppard as Brian Epstein
John Henshaw as John White
Melanie Hill as Big Cilla
Ceri Dupree as Danny La Rue

UK | ITV | 2014

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