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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is an award-winning hit new musical for today.

Based on true events, this smash-hit musical 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.

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

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is booking until 29 August 2020 at the Apollo Theatre, London.

What’s the Story?

Inspired by the BBC documentary ‘Jamie: Drag Queen at 16’, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the powerful story of a boy with a passion for drag.

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.

Who’s in it? Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Cast

Noah Thomas stars as Jamie, making his West End debut.

Katy Brand plays Miss Hedge until to 20 June 2020, with Rufus Hound joining the cast as Hugo/Loco Chanelle from 16 March to 30 May 2020..

The cast is completed by Melissa Jacques (Margaret New), Sejal Keshwala (Ray), Hiba Elchikhe (Pritti Pasha), Marlon G Day (Dad), Momar Diagne, Zahra Jones (Becca), Keenan Knight (Sayid), Zion Battles (Levi), David O’Reilly (Laika Virgin), Jordan Ricketts (Dean Paxton), Tilly La Belle Yengo (Fatimah), James Gillan (Tray Sophisticay), Alexander Archer (Mickey), Leon Craig (Sandra Bollock), Emily Kenwright (Vicki), Jordan Laviniere (Cy), Harriet Payne (Bex) and Gillian Ford.

Creative Team

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.


★★★★  “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

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Theatre Information

Apollo Theatre
Address: Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES
Nearest Underground: Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 1, 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 55, 176

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5 thoughts on “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie”

  1. Absolutely, hands down, best show I have ever seen!!!! LOVED it!!!! And Layton Williams, WOW!!!!!!!! WOW!!!!!! WOW!!!!!!! I’m in awe…

  2. This is a don’t miss show. Lots of laughs, fabulous music and dance but also tugs at your heartstrings. John McCrae gives a knock out performance and is teamed with a talented cast; the audience was cheering, on their feet.

  3. Definitely worth seeing. Great story, great cast, great entertainment, and so well put together. John McCrae gives a stunning performance and Josie Walker knocks it out of the park!

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