Ivano Turco, Rebecca McKinnis, John Partridge, Shobna Gulati, Talia Palamathanan set to star
Hit British musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is heading back to London next year.
The show will play the Peacock Theatre in London from 5 February to 16 March 2024.
The London is run in part of a wider UK and Ireland tour that will see the show visit The Lowry in Manchester from 7 September 2023, and then Sunderland, Nottingham, Bromley, Birmingham, Cardiff, Brighton, Leeds, Blackpool, Llandudno, Oxford, Newcastle, Wolverhampton, Woking, Sheffield, Liverpool and Glasgow, with further dates to be announced.
The cast of this new London run and tour will include Ivano Turco (Get Up, Stand Up!,Cinderella) as Jamie New, Rebecca McKinnis (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Dear Evan Hansen,) as Margaret New, Shobna Gulati (The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Coronation Street) as Ray, Talia Palamathanan (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Tour and film) as Pritti, with John Partridge(Eastenders) as Hugo/Loco Chanelle (7 September to 11 November 2023 and 16 January to 16 March).
Further casting will be announced.
Nica Burns, Producer of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie said in a press statement: “We are absolutely delighted to be announcing a cracking cast for our second national tour. A huge welcome two new talented stars to the cast of Jamie: Ivano Turco in the title role and John Partridge as his mentors, Hugo/Loco Chanelle. They join two superlative fan favourites from the West End cast, Rebecca McKinnis as mum Margaret and Shobna Gulati also reprising her role in the film as Ray. Talia Palamathanan who was such a hit in the ensemble steps up to the lead role of Pritti. We thank all our audiences for the incredible reception they have given us and look forward to sharing our joyful musical once again on tour round the UK”.
The show boasts an original score by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling, Dan Gillespie Sells and writer Tom MacRae (Doctor Who), and is directed by Matt Ryan from original direction by Jonathan Butterell, choreographed by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Kate Prince (Into The Woods, SYLVIA, Message In A Bottle), and designed by Anna Fleischle, with Lighting design by Lucy Carter, Sound design by Paul Groothuis, Video Design by Luke Halls, Casting by Will Burton, and Musical Supervision by Theo Jamieson.
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