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23rd December, 2018
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Funny Girl: The Musical

Sky Arts, 8pm, today, December 23

The bittersweet tale of Ziegfeld Follies star Fanny Brice (Barbra Streisand) and her often-troubled relationship with gambler and entrepreneur Nicky Arnstein (Omar Sharif) was a whopping hit when William Wyler took it to the screen 50 years ago in 1968. This is a film of the stage musical, with Sheridan Smith as Brice in an acclaimed production that became a smash West End hit.

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