‘Be­cause I did Over The Rain­bow when I was 17, peo­ple now think I’m nearly 30’

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mean the man you love will love you back.

“I go on a real jour­ney in this show. It’s nice to be able to grow in a char­ac­ter as well.”

It’s week seven when So­phie chats with us, after tak­ing over the role on July 24.

Ad­mit­ting her first night was over­whelm­ing, she said: “I had a lot of sup­port. A lot of friends and fam­ily came up.

“We all knew what we were do­ing, we’d had a cou­ple of runs, it was a re­ally nice re­hearsal process.

“I didn’t feel like I didn’t know any­thing, to­wards the end! Half­way through, I thought it’s not long left. But you know it, and you learn it by the time you have to.

“After the show, I got to come into the foyer and saw my fam­ily; me and my mother just broke down into tears. It was very emo­tional.

“Each show is dif­fer­ent as well. The show is grow­ing and chang­ing all the time as peo­ple are find­ing new av­enues to ex­plore in their char­ac­ters, and the en­sem­ble are just get­ting bet­ter and bet­ter ev­ery show. They’re so amaz­ing.”

With a link be­tween the role of Dor-

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