Baby joy for Doncaster actress Sheridan Smith

Doncaster actress Sheridan Smith hs announced she has given birth to a baby boy.

Saturday, 9th May 2020, 6:43 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th May 2020, 1:00 pm

The Doncaster star of film and TV has announced revealed the new arrival on Twitter this afternoon.

She tweeted: “Our little man has arrived! We are both completely overwhelmed with love.”

The 38-year-old announced in November last she was pregnant and that she and fiancé Jamie Horn were expecting their first child together, a son.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Sheridan Smith.

Taking to social media, she shared a video of her holding blue dungarees set for her future child, captioning the post ‘It’s a…. BOY!!!!’ with a string of blue-coloured heart emojis.

The actress previously sparked rumours she was expecting after complaining about suffering from ‘morning sickness’ while she set sail for the Stages musical theatre cruise.

She has been with Jamie since the two met via the dating app Tinder in early 2018, with the two getting engaged in May of that year.

The actress cut her stage teeth with the Doncaster Thespians Operatic Society, and took some of her first steps onto the stage as Annie in a Doncaster drama group production at Doncaster Civic Theatre in 1995.

Celebrities have been putting their contratulations to Sherida, who was born in Epworth and made her first stage appearances in Doncaster as a child.

BBC football pundit and former England striker Gary Lineker tweeted: “Congratulations to you both.”

TV presenter Steph McGovern tweeted: “Congratulations!! So pleased for you. Love to all three of you.”

And pop star Myleene Klass tweeted: “Huge congratulations Mama.”

A message from the Editor:

Thank you for reading this story on our website. While I have your attention, I also have an important request to make of you.

In order for us to continue to provide high quality and trusted local news on this free-to-read site, I am asking you to also please purchase a copy of our newspaper.

Our journalists are highly trained and our content is independently regulated by IPSO to some of the most rigorous standards in the world. But being your eyes and ears comes at a price. So we need your support more than ever to buy our newspapers during this crisis.

With the coronavirus lockdown having a major impact on many of our local valued advertisers - and consequently the advertising that we receive - we are more reliant than ever on you helping us to provide you with news and information by buying a copy of our newspaper.

Thank you

Nancy Fielder, editor