Could you be the new star of EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE in the West End?

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the award-winning feel good musical sensation, has announced a new booking period until Saturday 29 August 2020.

As Layton Williams, the current star, sets off from the Apollo to lead the first national tour of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the Producers are launching a national search for an outstandingly talented undiscovered young performer to play schoolboy Jamie at the Apollo theatre from January 2020. Open auditions will be held at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield on 8 October and at the Apollo Theatre, London on 10 October.

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The first national tour of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie opens in Sheffield on 8 February 2020 and stars Layton Williams as Jamie New and Shane Richie as Hugo / Loco Chanelle who both reprise their roles from the West End.

The London production of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, are delighted to welcome back Phil Nichol as he reprises his role of Hugo/Loco Chanelle and thrilled to announce Melissa Jacques will step up into the role of Margaret New from 30 September 2019.

Phil Nichol played Hugo/Loco Chanelle in the original West End cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. Melissa steps up to play Margaret, having understudied this role for over a year. She follows in the footsteps of Rebecca McKinnis, who also landed the role of Margaret from her understudy position, and now moves on to play Heidi Hansen in Dear Evan Hansen.

Joining Phil and Melissa are Alexander Archer as Mickey, Tilly La Belle Yengo as Fatimah and Gillian Ford as understudy Margaret, Miss Hedge and Ray.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is being made into a major film by New Regency, Film4 and Sheffield based production company Warp Films starring Richard E. Grant, Sharon Horgan, Sarah Lancashire and Max Harwood. The film will be released in October 2020.

Photo: Johan Persson

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