Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre

Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES
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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 will run from 6 November 2017 until 21 April 2018 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 will play the title role of Jamie alongside Josie Walker as his Mum, Margaret, Mina Anwar as Rayia ‘Ray’ Begum, Lucie Shorthouse as Pritti Pasha, Luke Baker as Dean Paxton and Tamsin Carroll as Miss Hedge.

The cast is completed by Daniel Davids, Mina Anwar, Courtney Bowman, James Gillan, Harriet Payne, Shiv Rabheru, Kirstie Skivington, Alex Anstey, Luke Bayer, Marvyn Charles, Ken Christiansen, Jordan Cunningham, Ryan Hughes, Daniel Jacob, Cherelle Jay, Rebecca McKinnis, Phil Nichol, Chloe Pole and Lauran Rae.

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 productionThe Guardian
★★★★ A feel-good bubble of happiness Daily Telegraph
★★★★★ Sparkling coming-of-age musical with a twist The Times

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