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09 Jun
2019

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
2019

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
2019

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
2019

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!

27 Sep
2018

Michelle Visage seems to have liked Everybody’s Talking About Jamie so much that she fancied joining the cast! Best known to TV audiences for RuPaul’s Drag Race and Ireland’s Got Talent, now she will make her West End debut as Miss Hedge from 18 October 2018 to 26 January 2019.

17 Jul
2018

It's time for some fresh blood in EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE! Rebecca McKinnis and Lee Ross have joined the West End cast as Margaret New and Hugo/Loco Chanel. we're sure they're having a whale of a time in this FABULOUS show...

23 Apr
2018

Actress Shobna Gulati, best known for playing Sunita Alahan in ITV’s Coronation Street, is joining the award-winning London cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, taking on the role of Ray from 7 May 2018.

After a hugely successful opening night, everyone really is talking about Everybody's Talking About Jamie! Coming to the West End after a sold-out run in Sheffield, this new British musical opened at the Apollo Theatre on 22 November 2017 and just take a look at all these 4- and 5-star reviews. We've rounded up some of the best reviews from press night here.

23 Nov
2017

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O'Bree attending the West End premiere (on 22 November 2017) of EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE at the Apollo Theatre. What happened when he met the real-life teen drag queen Jamie Campbell, who inspired the musical?

22 Nov
2017

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, inspired by the real-life story of teen drag queen Jamie Campbell, receives its much-anticipated West End premiere tonight (22 November 2017) at the Apollo Theatre and our fave first-night vlogger Perry O'Bree will be there. Ahead of that, here are eight videos you should watch to get you good and excited about seeing this show...

03 Oct
2017

Everybody’s talking about the #StageFaves that have just been announced in the full cast for Everybody's Talking About Jamie. In total, 12 cast members return from the show's critically acclaimed run at Sheffield Crucible and are joined by 12 new faces for the West End transfer. Directed by Jonathan Butterell and written by Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae, the new British musical will play a limited season at the London’s Apollo Theatre from 6 November 2017 to 21 April 2018, with a press night on 22 November.