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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie extends West End run

The new musical is now booking until Saturday 6 October 2018.

Tickets are now available for the extended run of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at London’s Apollo Theatre.

The musical senstation, directed by Jonathan Butterell and written by Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae, is now booking until Saturday 6 October 2018.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie opened at the Sheffield Crucible in 2017 to critical acclaim, before transferring to London’s West End. Alongside rave reviews, the production won the UK Theatre Award for Best Musical Production, and Best Performance in a Musical for lead actor John McCrea.

The musical celebrated the Attitude Culture Award 2017, as well as the Best Composer Award for Dan Gillespie-Sells, who rose to fame as the frontman of The Feeling.

Currently, the production is nominated for four What’s On Stage Awards, including Best Actor in a Musical, Best Actress in a Musical for Josie Walker who plays Jamie’s supportive mother Margaret, Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for Lucie Shorthouse who portrays Jamie’s best friend Pritti Pasha, and Best New Musical.

Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn͛t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. He 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.

To find out more about the show, read our review of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.

Watch the trailer for the show, released last year, below:


The musical production is based on the true story of Jamie Campbell and his mother Margaret, as told in the documentary film Jamie: Drag Queen at 16. This inspired director Jonathan Butterell, who used the story as a basis for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.

Tickets for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, now booking until the 6 October 2018, are available now through

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