Sheffield Theatres' incredible, smash-hit musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to the Apollo Theatre, following a hugely acclaimed run at Sheffield Crucible. Following the true story of a young boy not destined to fit in, the powerful story sees Jamie face his biggest fears; defeating the bullies and climbing into the spotlight. Created by Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae, the new British musical features a cast including John McCrea in the title role. Don't hesitate to buy one of the hottest tickets of the year!
6 November 2017
29 August 2020
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is recommended for those aged 14 and up. Under 10's will not be admitted.
Sheffield Theatres’ critically acclaimed production Everybody’s Talking About Jamie transfers to the West End’s Apollo Theatre, following a smash-hit run at Sheffield Crucible. A brand new British musical by composer and lyricist duo Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae, the uplifting coming-of-age story finally arrives in London.
Based on a true documentary, the musical follows sixteen year old Jamie, who resides in a Sheffield council estate. Terrified about the near future and struggling to find his feet after his Dad leaves, Jamie finds it increasingly difficult to fit in at school. But Jamie is destined for something better, brighter and completely sensational.
With the help of his ever-supportive Mum and friends, Jamie finds a way to overcome the prejudice and battle the bullies in order to step into the spotlight. A fearless, funny and fabulous musical about stepping out of the darkness, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie simply proves that dreams really can come true.
Cast and Creative
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is created by Dan Gillespie (music) and Tom MacRae (lyrics and book), and is produced by Nica Burns. Jonathan Butterell directs, with choreography by Kate Prince, design by Anna Fleischle, lighting by Lucy Carter and sound by Paul Groothius.
John McCrea stars as Jamie, alongside Rebecca McKinnis as Margaret New, Lee Ross as Hugo/Loco, Shobna Gulati as Ray, Tamsin Carroll as Miss Hedge and Lucie Shorthouse as Pritti Pasha. Additional casting includes Alex Anstey, Luke Baker, Luke Bayer, Courtney Bowman, Marvyn Charles, Ken Christiansen, Jordan Cunningham, Daniel Davids, James Gillan, Ryan Hughes, Daniel Jacob, Cherelle Jay, Harriet Payne, Chloe Pole, Shiv Rabheru, Lauran Rae and Kirstie Skivington.
Show Lengths and Times
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie transferred to the Apollo Theatre London on November 6th 2017, with an official opening on November 22nd 2017.
Show running time is approximately 2 hours and 35 minutes, including an interval.
Suitable for Children?
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is recommended for those aged 14 and up.
Tickets for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre London are now on sale and you can book them above.