This week, Layton Williams has taken over the title role in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, joined by Shane Richie as Hugo/Loco Channelle, Hayley Tamaddon as Miss Hedge, Sejal Keshwala as Ray and Sabrina Sandhu as Pritti Pasha. Rebecca McKinnis continues in the role as Jamie’s Mum, Margaret.
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, which recently celebrated its 500th performance in the West End, also announces there will be a UK Tour of the show commencing in 2020 (dates and venues to be announced).
The full West End cast includes Marlon G Day (Dad), Momar Diagne, Zahra Jones (Becca), Luke Latchman (Sayid), Rachel Price (Swing), Biancha Szynal (Swing), Adam Taylor (Swing) and Ziggy Tyler Taylor (Levi). Alex Anstey (Laika Virgin), Luke Baker (Dean Paxton), Courtney Bowman (Fatimah), Marvyn Charles (Swing), James Gillan (Tray Sophisticay), Ryan Hughes (Mickey), Daniel Jacob (Sandra Bollock), Melissa Jacques, Emily Kenwright (Vicki), Sejal Keshwala (Ray), Jordan Laviniere (Cy) Rebecca McKinnis (Margaret New), Harriet Payne (Bex), Shane Richie (Hugo/Loco Channelle), Sabrina Sandhu (Pritti Pasha), Hayley Tamaddon (Miss Hedge) and Layton Williams (Jamie New).
Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in.
Jamie is terrified about the future.
Jamie 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. With catchy songs by lead singer- songwriter of The Feeling, Dan Gillespie Sells, and book and lyrics by writer Tom MacRae, this funny, fabulous, feel-good, musical sensation has been wowing audiences and critics alike. Sixteen: the edge of possibility. Time to make your dreams come true.
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