Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre

Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES
Telephone Bookings: +44 20 7492 1566

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at London’s Apollo Theatre.

Sixteen: the edge of possibility. Time to make your dreams come true.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is a fearless, funny, coming of age musical with catchy new songs by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling Dan Gillespie Sells and writer Tom MacRae.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is booking until 6 April 2019 at the Apollo Theatre.

THE STORY

Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield.
Jamie doesn’t quite fit in.
Jamie is terrified about the future.
Jamie is going to be a sensation.

Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight.

CAST

John McCrea (Jamie New), Rebecca McKinnis (Margaret New), Shobna Gulati (Ray), Tamsin Carroll (Miss Hedge), Lee Ross (Hugo), Lucie Shorthouse (Pritti Pasha), Alex Anstey (Laika Virgin), Luke Baker (Dean Paxton), Luke Bayer, Courtney Bowman (Fatimah), Marvyn Charles, Ken Christiansen (Jamie’s Dad), Jordan Cunningham (Sayid), Daniel Davids (Levi), James Gillan (Tray Sophisticay), Ryan Hughes (Mickey), Daniel Jacob (Sandra Bollock), Cherelle Jay, Harriet Payne (Bex), Chloe Pole, Shiv Rabheru (Cy), Lauran Rae (Becca) and Kirstie Skivington (Vicki).

CREATIVE

Music by Dan Gillespie Sells with Book and Lyrics by Tom MacRae.

Directed by Jonathan Butterell with design by Anna Fleischle, choreography by Kate Prince, lighting by Lucy Carter, sound by Paul Groothuis and musical direction by Theo Jamieson.

REVIEWS

★★★★  A touching, funny and joyous production The Guardian
★★★★ A feel-good bubble of happiness Daily Telegraph
★★★★★ Sparkling coming-of-age musical with a twist The Times