Jamie’s the talk of London’s West End
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is a multi-award winning show with catchy songs by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling Dan Gillespie Sells and writer Tom MacRae. Inspired by a true story, Jamie is a fearless, funny, coming of age musical.
Sixteen: the edge of possibility. Time to make your dreams come true.
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will return to London’s West End in 2022.
What is Everybody’s Talking About Jamie about?
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, alongside lead cast Melissa Jacques (Margaret New), Sejal Keshwala (Ray), Hiba Elchikhe (Pritti Pasha), Phil Nichol (Hugo/Loco Chanelle) and Gillian Ford (Miss Hedge).
The cast also includes Alexander Archer (Mickey), Zion Battles (Levi), Ebony Clarke (Swing), Marlon G. Day (Jamie’s Dad), James Gillan (Tray Sophisticay), Zahra Jones (Becca), Emily Kenwright (Vicki), Keenan Knight (Sayid), Jordan Laviniere (Cy), Garry Lee (Sandra Bollock), Brian James Leys (understudy), David O’Reilly (Laika Virgin), Harriet Payne (Bex), Jordan Ricketts (Dean Paxton), Rachel Seiran (Fatimah) and Joe Wolstenholme (Swing).
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 of Everybody's Talking About Jamie★★★★ "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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Venue InformationApollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES
Nearest Tube or Train: Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 1, 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 55, 176
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