Sarah Jane Buckley

Hollyoaks actress Sarah Jane Buckley is set to take to the stage in Lichfield in a show telling the life story of Eva Cassidy.

Over the Rainbow is ang award-winning musical, which tells the life story of the legendary Songbird. The story follows Eva’s life through dramatic scenes and stunning live renditions of her music including a haunting interpretation of Somewhere Over the Rainbow.

The moving story contains projection and original footage from Eva’s life, from an early age to her first professional gig aged 18, her first meeting with her boyfriend and mentor Chris Biondo, a rabble-rousing rendition and recording at Blues Alley with Chuck Brown and culminating in her poignant and tragic death.

Joining Sarah Jane – who starred as Kathy Barnes in Hollyoaks – on stage are Holby City and Casualty actor David Paisley and the winner of Channel 4’s Musicality, Donna Hazleton.

Over The Rainbow will be at the Lichfield Garrick on February 2 and 3. To book tickets call the Lichfield Garrick box office on 01543 412121, or book online at

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