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