Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Photo Credit: Johan Persson

Opened: 6th November 2017

Booking Period: 29th August 2020

Show Times: Monday-Saturday 19:30, Wednesday and Saturday 14:30

Running Time: 2 hours 40 minutes

Venue: Apollo Theatre

Website: www.everybodystalkingaboutjamie.co.uk

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & YouTube

The Show

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is a musical by Tom MacRae with music by Dan Gillespie Sells based on BBC Three’s documentary Jamie: Drag Queen at 16. It premiered in Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre in February 2017 and transferred to the West End in November that same year. It follows the story of Jamie, a misfit, who, with the support of his mother and friends, rises above his bullies and embraces his own identity.

The Cast

Leading and Supporting

Photo Credit: Johan Persson

Noah Thomas as Jamie New

Melissa Jacques as Margaret New

Roy Haylock as Hugo

Preeya Kalidas as Miss Hedge

Ensemble and Swing 

Alexander Archer, Zion Battles, Marvyn Charles, Ebony Clarke, Leon Craig, Marlon G Day, Hiba Elchikhe, Gillian Ford, James Gillan, Zahra Jones, Emily Kenwright, Sejal Keshwala, Keenan Knight, Jordan Laviniere, Brian James Leys, Harriet Payne, David O’Reilly, Jordan Ricketts, Rachel Seirian, Joe Wolstenholme, and Tilly La Belle Yengo


Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is currently booking until August 2020. The Apollo Theatre opened 1901 and has been a venue for plays, musicals, operas and comedies. In December 2013, part of the theatre’s ceiling, balcony and a lighting rig collapsed. It reopened four months later.

The Apollo is owned by Nimax Theatres so their website is the best place to buy tickets. For more information on your visit to the Apollo, read our guide.

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