Cheryl Cole jets back from Cannes joining Sarah Harding and Nicola Roberts to support Kimberley Walsh on her final night in Shrek

Wouldn't miss it for the world! Cheryl Cole jets back from Cannes joining Sarah Harding and Nicola Roberts to support Kimberley Walsh on her final night in Shrek

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22:17 GMT, 21 May 2012

When she took on the role of Princess Fiona last September her best friends Girls Aloud band mates Cheryl Cole and Nicola Roberts were on hand to cheer her on from the audience.

And tonight as she performed in the musical for the final time Kimberley Walsh was joined by three of her old band mates, with Sarah Harding also turning up for the reunion.

Sarah and Nicola posed up for snaps with the 30-year-old star before she took to the stage.

Wouldn't miss it for the world! Cheryl Cole jetted back from Cannes to support Kimberley Walsh on her final night performing in Shrek

Wouldn't miss it for the world! Cheryl Cole jetted back from Cannes to support Kimberley Walsh on her final night performing in Shrek

But Cheryl, who had been wowed crowds in Cannes last night with her dramatic entrance on the red carpet, arrived during the interval.

Nevertheless Kimberley seemed overwhelmed by the support of her bandmates and was beaming as she posed for snaps.

As usual Nadine Coyle failed to make an appearance but perhaps she is preparing for her upcoming stint inside the Big Brother house.

All the girls together, sort of: Cheryl dashed to the theatre arriving during the interval to pose up with Kimberley while she was treated to visits from Sarah Harding and Nicola Roberts earlier in the day

All the girls together, sort of: Cheryl dashed to the theatre arriving during the interval to pose up with Kimberley while she was treated to visits from Sarah Harding and Nicola Roberts earlier in the day

All the girls together, sort of: Cheryl dashed to the theatre arriving during the interval to pose up with Kimberley while she was treated to visits from Sarah Harding and Nicola Roberts earlier in the day

Come here you: Cheryl and Kimberley shared a warm embrace as they met up backstage

Come here you: Cheryl and Kimberley shared a warm embrace as they met up backstage

Such good friends: Cheryl turned up for Kimberley's opening night and the former band mates all support each other

Such good friends: Cheryl turned up for Kimberley's opening night and the former band mates all support each other

Such good friends: Cheryl turned up for Kimberley's opening night and the former band mates all support each other

The Irish singer, who owes more than $100,000 in taxed in the U.S. is said to have agreed to a 500,000 deal for a four-week stay in the house.

Despite her dash to the The Threatre Royal Drury Lane Cheryl Cole didn't look flustered and arrived in a pair of tight grey jeans, towering snake print boots and a white jacket.

Her casual attire was a world away from her dazzling dress on the red carpet last night

Primary colour style: Sarah donned a bright yellow dress with black polka dots while Nicole opted for a royal blue ensemble

Primary colour style: Sarah donned a bright yellow dress with black polka dots while Nicole opted for a royal blue ensemble

Primary colour style: Sarah donned a bright yellow dress with black polka dots while Nicole opted for a royal blue ensemble, Kimberley also posed up with Carly Stenson who will take over her role

Glamour girl: Cheryl rushed back from Cannes today to support Kimberley. Last night she made her red carpet entrance in this unusual white and red dress

Glamour girl: Cheryl rushed back from Cannes today to support Kimberley. Last night she made her red carpet entrance in this unusual white and red dress

Sarah attended the performance in a yellow dress covered in black polka dots while Nicole opted for a bright blue off-the-shoulder dress which she teamed with a cropped denim waistcoat.

It seems that following the performance Kimberley is expecting to celebrate her role and she tweeted an events party earlier today to make sure everything would be ready.

She posted: '@LoveEnt hope all the party prep is going well for this eve! #partytime.'

Kimbereley also made time to pose up with former Hollyoaks actress Carly Stenson who will take on the role as Princess Fiona from now on.

The way they were: Sarah, Nicole, Nadine Coyle, who was absent today, Kimberley and Cheryl in 2002 when they had scored a number one as Girls Aloud

The way they were: Sarah, Nicole, Nadine Coyle, who was absent today, Kimberley and Cheryl in 2002 when they had scored a number one as Girls Aloud