Funnygirl with Natasha Barnes - What the audience says! After a performance at The Savoy Theatre, London, Stage Door Johnny talks to the audience as they leave the show and finds out their thoughts on Funnygirl currently starring Natasha Barnes. The star of the show, Sheridan Smith, is not appearing due to ill health, and the understudy Natasha Barnes has stepped into the role in the interim. Funnygirl has not been staged in London since 1964, when it starred the legendary Barbra Streisand, and this productions was a sell-out when it started at The Menier Chocolate Factory. Darius Campbell takes on the role of Nick Arnstein in this celebrated production.