Wednesday, April 6

Kimberley Walsh to star in new Sleepless Musical?

According to the Daily Mirror, Girls Aloud Kimberley Walsh is to star in London's answer to Sleepless in Seattle having started rehearsal workshops for the production which is to be called Sleepless and based on the 1993 film starring Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks.

The show had  successful world premiere at the Pasadena Playhouse in California, and according to the show’s producers over  $2,000,000 has been invested to date and to raise further front money financing they have established a crowd-funding page.

The show won’t be ready until at least the end of the year but Kimberley is being  trialled opposite possible male lead Tom Ellis, from TV’s Miranda series.

Kimberley was a  runner-up in Strictly four years ago, and has musical theatre credits from her 2011 run as Princess Fiona in Shrek The Musical and appeared in Elf: The Musical over Christmas.

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