ACTRESS and singer Eithne Browne is coming to Wirral for a special one-off showcase this Friday.

The Huyton-born, award-winning star presents her self-penned, two-hour production called Some enchanted evening with Eithne Browne taking place at Literally ... bookshop in Atherton Street, New Brighton.

The actress, who played Chrissy Rogers in Brookside, will talk about her life and career spanning 35 years.

She was named Merseyside Woman of the Year in 2013.

She took over from Barbara Dickson in the West End production of Blood Brothers for 50 performances when the star fell ill in the early 80s.

Since then she has appeared at the Empire, Playhouse and Royal Court theatres in various shows.

She won rave reviews for her portrayal of Wirral Tory Ann Twacky in the sell out comedy Brick Up The Mersey Tunnels - parts one and two.

She also starred in Twopence Across the Mersey at New Brighton's Floral Pavilion and Tartuffe at the Liverpool Playhouse.

Eithne told the Globe: "I am looking forward to to this intimate show - seeing some old friends and some new ones.

"It's an evening of my stage and screen life through anecdotes, poetry and song."

The event starts at 7pm.

Tickets £5, which include refreshments, are from 07754299364.