Sheridan Smith has announced on Twitter that she will release her debut album later this year.
Smith told Music Week that recording an album has always been an ambition of hers, and she plans to include 'some of her favourite songs' on the record.
Distributor EastWest records have announced the official release date for the album will be 10 November.
Smith has had an illustrious career on both stage and screen, including leading roles in Little Shop Of Horrors, Legally Blonde and most recently Funny Girl, as well as playing the young Cilla Black in the ITV biopic Cilla.
EastWest Records, founded in 1955, have represented artists including Simply Red, Muse, Bonnie Tyler and Beverley Knight.