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ITV orders Sheridan Smith doc

Sheridan Smith

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has ordered a one-off documentary about the life of renowned actress and singer Sheridan Smith (Gavin & Stacey, Mrs Biggs).

Sheridan Smith: Coming Home will see the actress provide intimate detail of her life including personal battles, her devotion to her family and her lifelong passion for music, which spawned her forthcoming debut album A Northern Soul.

The doc, which is due to air next month, will capture intimate moments as Smith heads back to her home town for the first time since losing her father and performs a one-off homecoming gig back on the stage where she sang with her parents as a child.

The programme is a coproduction from prodcos FirePit and Black Label and was commissioned by Siobhan Greene, ITV’s head of entertainment, and Louise Major and Peter Tierney, assistant commissioners, entertainment at ITV.

Steven Lappin and Black Label co-founder Dom Freeman will exec produce the show, with music video specialist Tim Pope attached as director.


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