Crissy rocks!

Crissy Rock
Crissy Rock

BENIDORM star Crissy Rock is coming to St Helens.

The actress and stand-up will perform a solo gig at the St Helens Theatre Royal on June 7.

Known to millions for her role as Janey York in Benidorm, Crissy first started performing stand-up in 1987, coming second in a regional amateur comedy contest.

Her on stage led her into the acting world and she won an Oscar nomination for her performance in the Ken Loach film, Ladybird Ladybird.

The hard-hitting film also saw her scoop Best Actress Award from the London Film Critics Circle as well as the Berlin Film festival and the Chicago Film Festival amongst others.

She went on to feature in a string of TV dramas before heading to the jungle for a spot on I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.

This year has also seen the publication of her autobiography – ‘The Heart Within Me Burns’. A compelling read, it remained on the Sunday Times bestseller list for 10 weeks.

Tickets for her St Helens show are available by calling the Theatre Royal box office on 01744 756000.