A live performance and a trip through the musicals!
Claire Sweeney is a much loved actress, singer, radio presenter and TV personality and brings her powerhouse vocals to Sunshine Festival
Claire rose to prominence as Lindsay Corkhill in Channel 4’s Brookside, and since then has enjoyed a hugely successful career on both stage and screen. She has starred in television dramas such as Clocking Off and Merseybeat and received critical acclaim for her roles in West End musicals Chicago and Guys & Dolls alongside Patrick Swayze. As a TV presenter Claire has hosted prime time shows Here Comes the Sun and Challenge of a Lifetime, four series of 60 Minute Makeover, and made regular appearances on shows such as Loose Women, This Morning and Lorraine, to name a few. She was in the original series of both BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing, and Channel 4’s Celebrity Big Brother, in which she came second.
Claire could recently be heard hosting her own radio show Magic of the Musicals for Magic FM, and can currently be seen starring as Velma von Tussle in the National Tour of Hairspray. Alongside her successful career, Claire works with numerous charities and was the first entertainer to visit the troops in Afghanistan and Oman as a Forces Sweetheart.