Everybody's Talking About Jamie is now showing at London's Apollo Theatre. Winner of three WhatsOnStage Awards: Best New Musical, Best Actor in a Musical (John McCrea), and Best Supporting Actress in a Musical (Lucie Shorthouse). Inspired by a true story, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the hit musical for today.
What is Everybody's Talking About Jamie musical about?
Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. He 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.
Everybody's Talking About Jamie current London cast in full
The current West End cat of Everybody's Talking About Jamie stars Noah Thomas as the titular character Jamie New, Melissa Jacques as Jamie's supportive mother Margaret New, Sejal Keshwala as Ray and Hiba Elchikhe as Pritti Pasha.
They are joined by fellow cast members Katy Brand as Miss Hedge, Rufus Hound as Hugo/Loco Chanelle, David O'Reilly as Laika Virgin, James Gillan as Tray Sophisticay, Leon Craig as Sandra Bollock, Marlon G. Day as Jamie's Dad, and Jordan Ricketts as Dean Paxton.
The cast of Jamie is completed by Zion Battles as Levi, Zahra Jones as Becca, Emily Kenwright as Vicki, Keenan Knight as Sayid, Jordan Laviniere as Cy and Understudy Jamie, Harrie Payne as Bex, Tilly La Belle Yengo as Fatimah, Ebony Clarke as Swing / Dance Captain, Rico Bakker as Swing, Rachel Seirian as Swing, Joe Wolstenholme as Swing, Gillian Ford as Alternate Miss Hedge and Understudy Ray/Margaret, and Brian James Leys as Understudy Jamie's Dad/Drag Queens.
*Please note that the appearance of any guest cannot be guaranteed.
Why see Everybody's Talking About Jamie in London's West End?
With ‘songs that have the wow factor’ (The Times) by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling, Dan Gillespie Sells, and ‘hilarious’ book and lyrics ‘with delightful punch’ (Whatsonstage) by writer Tom MacRae, this funny, fabulous, feel-good, musical sensation has been wowing audiences and critics alike.
See the show that is stirring up so much awards buzz in London's West End!