Bianca Del Rio joins the UK Tour of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie – reopening this September

The UK Tour of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will recommence in September 2021. West End star Layton Williams reprises the role of Jamie New. Straight from the West End, Shane Richie (I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here, EastEnders) will play Hugo/Loco Chanelle from 1 September until 20 November with Roy Haylock, also known as his drag alter ego Bianca Del Rio, winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race, playing the role from 23 November until 8 January. Shobna Gulati (Coronation Street, Dinnerladies) also re-joins the cast to play Ray.

The UK tour of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie also stars, Amy Ellen Richardson as his Mum, Margaret, Lara Denning as Miss Hedge, George Sampson as Dean and Sharan Phull as Pritti Pasha. The cast also includes Richard Appiah-Sarpong (Cy), Simeon Beckett (Levi), Kazmin Borrer (Vicki), Alex Hetherington (Swing), Cameron Johnson (Jamie’s Dad), Jodie Knight (Fatimah), Ellie Leah (Understudy), John Paul McCue (Laika Virgin), Jessica Meegan (Bex), Talia Palamathanan (Becca), Rhys Taylor (Tray Sophisticay) and Emma Robotham-Hunt (Swing).

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie has been made into a major film by New Regency, Film4 and Sheffield based production company Warp Films starring Max Harwood, Sarah Lancashire, Lauren Patel, Shobna Gulati, Ralph Ineson, Adeel Akhtar, Samuel Bottomley, with Sharon Horgan and Richard E. Grant. The stage production’s director, Jonathan Butterell, makes his feature-film debut as director. Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will be distributed by 20th Century Studios.

Inspired by a true story, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the award-winning hit musical for today – bang up to date, more relevant than ever and specially updated for the times we live in today.

The Lowry, Salford Quays 1 – 12 September 2021
Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham 14 – 18 September 2021
Curve Theatre, Leicester 20 – 25 September 2021
Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton 5 – 9 October 2021
The Marlowe, Canterbury 11 – 16 October 2021
Hippodrome Theatre, Bristol 19 – 23 October 2021
Theatre Royal, Newcastle 25 – 30 October 2021
Leeds Grand Theatre, Leeds 2 – 6 November 2021
His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen 9 – 13 November 2021
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff 15 – 20 November 2021
Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool 23 – 27 November 2021
Hull New Theatre 29 November – 4 December 2021
Theatre Royal, Brighton 7 December 2021 – 2 January 2022
Mayflower Theatre, Southampton 4 – 8 January 2022

Theatre Royal, Nottingham 23 – 27 February 2022
Theatre Royal, Norwich 1 – 5 March 2022
Grand Opera House, Belfast 7 – 12 March 2022
New Victoria Theatre, Woking 14 – 19 March 2022
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh 28 March – 2 April 2022
Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield 11 – 16 April 2022
Milton Keynes Theatre 19 – 23 April 2022
Glasgow Theatre Royal 26 April – 1 May 2022

For more information visit www.everybodystalkingaboutjamie.co.uk