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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES
Telephone Bookings: +44 20 7492 1566
ABOUT Everybody's Talking About Jamie
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? CAST
Noah Thomas stars as Jamie, making his West End debut.
RuPaul’s Drag Race star Bianca Del Rio returns to the show to star as Hugo/Loco Chanelle. Preeya Kalidas currently plays Miss Hedge, whose theatre credits include Bend It Like Beckham.
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.
Bianca Del Rio will not perform on the following dates:
3rd February – 8th February 2020.
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