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Sheridan Smith Interview - Part 1 of 2

What are Sheridan's favourite party tricks? Does she have a favourite chat up line for pulling boys? And most importantly she reveals a morbid fear of spiders.

Have you ever taken revenge on someone and, if so, how?

My big bro, Damian. When we were younger, I used to always shout "Mum!" and get him into trouble even if he'd done nothing! What a brat!

If you could take a course in any subject, what would it be and why?
Cooking - I'd love to be a good cook. I'm always eating KFC and Domino's Pizza!

Were you to write a self-help book, what would the title be?
"Me, me, me!!"

What was your favourite book to read as a child?
"Charlotte's Web". I love that story, even though I'm terrified of spiders!

What are your phobias?
Spiders (and any other little creature that crawls or flies!), heights, and going out of my depth in water…I'm a crap swimmer!

Describe yourself as a lonely hearts advert...
Short, horny female seeks tall, athletic male!!

What was the worst job you ever had and why?
Working in a burger van 'cos I got sick of saying "d'ya want ketchup on that, luv?"

If you could hire someone to do a job for you, what would that be?
Someone to cook, clean and wash my stuff…I miss that now I don't live with my mum! I'm such a lazy bitch!

Have you ever been attracted to a teacher/tutor and, if so, who were they?
There was only one younger teacher in our school, Mr Driver. He taught Science. He was quite cute!

Have you ever made your own clothing? What was it?
Well, I cut a pair of old jeans into shorts once - does that count?!

Give us a good statistic...
I don't really know one but someone told me that everyone swallows at least one spider a year whilst they sleep. Ewwww!

If oranges had never existed, how would you describe their colour to someone?
Carrot colour!

What was the first record/album you ever bought?
I think the first album I bought was The Jackson Five but the first CD I was given was 'Cotton-Eyed Joe' the single! Bless my mum - don't know what she was thinkin'!

If you were to write a musical about a famous person's life, who would you base it on and why?
Dolly Parton! She's a real character, she's had an interesting life and she's done some great songs! (Plus it would make my mum and dad happy 'cos they're a country and western duo!)

When you wake up in the morning, what's the first thing you smell?
Cat sh*t! I'm staying with a friend at the moment and his cats keep pooing everywhere. Nice, eh?!

The Darkness clearly believe in a thing called love - do you?
Of course... the world would be a very sad place without it!

Predictive texting - good or evil?
Evil - it's far too high tech for me!

Have you ever blown something up in a microwave and, if so, what was it?
Almost! The other day, I accidentally put a non-microwavable plate in. I luckily kept an eye on it and soon took it out when sparks started flying!

Do you have a recurring dream?
No but I do have some crazy dreams - my imagination runs wild when I sleep!

In your opinion, which is the best track Tom Jones ever recorded?
'What's New Pussy Cat' - whoa-whoa-whoa!

Facial hair - good or bad?
Bad on a woman, good on a man!

David Beckham. Discuss.
Well, he's quite pretty, isn't he?! But that voice would do my head in after a while! But he seems like he's a great dad and husband. That's the main thing!

Read part 2 of this Interview...