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14 Feb

Check out the new faces joining the West End cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at London’s Apollo Theatre in March 2020. Rufus Hound is preparing to strut his way into the ever-popular show as Hugo/Loco Chanelle and Katy Brand will be in full teacher mode as Miss Hedge.

13 Nov

There’s a new Miss Hedge in town from 17 November 2019 when actress, singer and radio presenter Preeya Kalidas joins the West End cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, plus we are thrilled to see that Roy Haylock, best known as his drag alter ego Bianca Del Rio, will reprise the role of Hugo/Loco Chanelle from 9 December.

09 Jun

From soap sets to stilettos, TV and stage actor Bill Ward will take on the role of Hugo/Loco Chanelle in Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae’s Everybody's Talking About Jamie at London’s Apollo Theatre from 1 July 2019 for a limited season.

23 Mar

Fresh from her success as a Strictly Come Dancing finalist, Steps star Faye Tozer is putting on those knockoff Jimmy Choos to play the part of Miss Hedge from 6 May to 3 August 2019 in the ever-popular London production of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre. Will she be in a class of her own?

10 Mar

The dedicated fans of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie have nothing to worry about as the show’s producers have announced that the London run has been extended to Jan 2020. Not only that, but Layton Williams is enjoying playing Jamie New so much that he has pledged to lead the cast – & wear those heels! – right through that time and help celebrate the show’s second West End birthday in November 2019.

09 Jan

Following the announcement that at the end of January 2019 Layton Williams takes over the role of Jamie New & Shane Richie will play Hugo/Loco Chanelle in the West End production of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at London’s Apollo Theatre, there is news today that Hayley Tamaddon is stepping into the role of Miss Hedge. Now we have a good excuse to plan a return visit!

The fabulous KINKY BOOTS celebrated another year in the West End and welcomed new cast members. We thought it was time to catch up with some KINKY BOOTS cast tweets so we rounded up our top 10 from the media night and after party! #londongetskinky

27 Jun

Forget Glastonbury, this weekend the only place to be was WEST END LIVE with amazing performances from all of our favourite shows! We’re rounded up 20 of our favourite tweets from performers and shows that capture some of the magic! You can find our full social media coverage, features and more on our dedicated WEST END LIVE page.

05 May

Lots of change at KINKY BOOTS as the show extends booking through to March 2018. While we're sad to say goodbye to Olivier Award winner Matt Henry, we're clicking our heels for ensemble member Simon Anthony-Rhoden stepping into the role of Lola full time and look forward to welcoming Verity Rushworth and other new cast members in July...

24 Mar

Happy #RedNoseDay! Have you seen the StageFaves featured in Comic Relief's brilliant new video? Lin-Manuel Miranda and Rebel Wilson audition to become Stephen Hawking's new voice, while Andrew Lloyd Webber takes to the keyboards to compose a new musical in honour of the scientist, Everybody's Hawking. Plus, KINKY BOOTS is on fundraising fire for Comic Relief...