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Everybody's Talking About Jamie extends West End run until September 2019

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. Photo credit: Johan Persson.

THE award-winning feel good musical, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, which celebrates its 1st anniversary at the Apollo Theatre today (November 6, 2018), has extended its booking period until September 28, 2019.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie opened at the Sheffield Crucible in 2017. In its first year, it has received a host of 5 star reviews, won seven major theatre awards, including the What’s On Stage Award for Best Musical and received nominations for five Olivier Awards.

The official West End cast recording was released, and the show was screened live from the Apollo Theatre into over 500 cinemas across the UK, Ireland and select European territories.

From November 7, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will be screened in cinemas across North America taking the total number of cinemas to have screened the show to over 1000 worldwide by the end of 2018. The show has also been shortlisted for Best Musical at the 2018 Evening Standard Theatre Awards and is being made into a major film by Sheffield based production company Warp Films.

Nica Burns, Producer of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie said: “It is the stuff of dreams that our home-grown British musical based on a local true story, should have found a home in the heart of the West End. We are all absolutely delighted. A very big thank you to our fantastic audiences that have kept us here and to everyone who has supported us so brilliantly. Please keep on talking about Jamie so we can celebrate many more birthdays!”

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie stars John McCrea as Jamie New, Rebecca McKinnis as his Mum, Margaret, Lucie Shorthouse as Pritti Pasha, Shobna Gulati as Ray, Lee Ross as Hugo/Loco Chanel and Michelle Visage as Miss Hedge.

The cast also includes Alex Anstey (Laika Virgin), Luke Baker (Dean Paxton), Luke Bayer, Courtney Bowman (Fatimah), Marvyn Charles, Ken Christiansen (Jamie’s Dad), Jordan Cunningham (Sayid), Daniel Davids (Levi), James Gillan (Tray Sophisticay), Ryan Hughes (Mickey), Daniel Jacob (Sandra Bollock), Cherelle Jay, Jordan Laviniere (Cy), Harriet Payne (Bex), Chloe Pole, Lauran Rae (Becca), Emily Kenwright (Vicki).

Layton Williams takes over the role of Jamie New from January 28, 2019.

Production images.