Sidcup’s former EastEnders actress Cheryl Fergison is set to star in a new musical which makes its World Premiere in Croydon in February.

Former Rose Bruford College student Cheryl, who was an award winner for her portrayal of Heather Trott on Albert Square, will appear in the Carnival Dreams the Musical.

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Set in an Argentinian community preparing for the Carnival’s annual samba competition, Norman Mark and Robert Orledge’s play ties together the vibrancy of Carnival with a social message.

It is directed by another EastEnders alumni, Andrew Lynford, who played Simon Raymond before establishing himself as a director.

Carnival Dreams the Musical is at the Ashcroft Theatre, Fairfield Halls, Croydom, from February 3 to 5. Go to or call 020 8688 9291.

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