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First-look at Sheridan Smith & Paul Nicholls’ new drama


The BBC has released new images for one-off drama The C Word, starring Sheridan Smith in the true story of Lisa Lynch.

The 90-minute drama, is adaptation of Lisa’s inspiring and candid book about her experience of cancer, who worked closely with writer Nicole Taylor on the script before she passed away in 2013, aged 33.


Paul Nicholls stars as Lisa’s husband, Pete, in this modern love story that begins when Lisa (Sheridan Smith) is first diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of Twenty eight years old.

The cast also features Haydn GwynneMichael MaloneyNate FallowsRebekah Staton and Susannah Field.

The C Word will air on BBC One soon.


(C) BBC/Stuart Wood