But if Miller did well, her castmates did better still. Sheridan Smith is singled out for special praise by almost everyone. - The Guardian
The performance of the evening comes from Sheridan Smith. Smith is Superb. - Financial Times
The wonderful Sheridan Smith gives a performance that cuts at the heart like a knife. - The Telegraph
The luminous Sheridan Smith keeps bringing delighted laughter and a lump to the throat in her superb portrayal of Doris. Smith wrings your heart as she conveys the pluck and refinement of spirit of this superficially common little woman. - The Independent
The atmosphere of waiting for the men to return must have been deeply moving to the original war-time audiences, but Nunn’s cast, and especially Sheridan Smith, convey this time of teetering on tenterhooks with power and resonance.
Smith’s brilliant technical acting allows you to know and think what she feels at every second: she sparkles with emotional volatility throughout. - What’s On Stage
The heart of this play lies in the character of Doris and in Sheridan Smith, Nunn has chosen the perfect actor to play the British barmaid who has married a Polish Flying Officer. Blessed with a broad emotional range, Smith blossoms in a role that requires humour, vulnerability but ultimately a strong sense of character. - The Stage
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