Everybody's Talking About Jamie tickets

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Inspired by a true story, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the hit musical for today.

Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t 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.

Layton Williams, Melissa Jacques, Sejal Keshwala and Sabrina Sandhu are joined by EastEnders’ star Rita Simons as Miss Hedge with Phil Nichol returning to play Hugo/Loco Chanelle. They lead a twenty-five strong company and a nine-piece band that will ‘sweep you away on a tide of mischief, warmth and exuberance’ (Financial Times).

With ‘songs that have the wow factor’ (The Times) by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling, Dan Gillespie Sells, and ‘hilarious’ book and lyrics ‘with delightful punch’ (Whatsonstage), by writer Tom MacRae, this funny, fabulous, feel-good, musical sensation has been wowing audiences and critics alike.

Critic Reviews

4.5
2 reviews
This fizzing musical is a blast of fresh air, and what a joy to see a stageful of youngsters who look like swathes of modern Britain: young, poor, sassy, not to mention black, brown, white and, er, sparkly. For this is the story of a 16-year-old boy named Jamie New, with giraffe legs and a magnetic smile, whose career adviser at his rough school in Sheffield has a message.
23 Nov 2017
"Feelgood musical that could become a cult classic... McCrea doesn’t have quite the showstopping voice you’d hope for in the lead, but he has bags of charisma, and only the most stony of hearted would fail to wish his character the happy – if somewhat confectedly feel-good – conclusion that he’s given."
23 Nov 2017

Customer Reviews

4.8
406 reviews
Sally Mitchell
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10 Oct 2019

We absolutely LOVED Jamie. From start to finish. Worth every penny ! Jamie, his mother, Pritti and one of the other girls clearly adores dancing. She smiled every minute of the performance. Funny, emotional, clever, thought-provoking. Everyone should see it.

Maria
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7 Oct 2019

Could not prasie the show! theatre! staff! (especially Clare? the Theatre Manager) who went above and beyond after a slight hiccup occured) performance highly enough! I was totally blown away by the emotion the show evoked and the sheer passion shown by all the performers in telling the story Loved every minutue and be coming back!!!

Magdalena
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3 Oct 2019

The play could be so much more about the drag queen act. It could have been playful and cheerful. Instead it swelled on teenagers problems about their sense of being.

TimK
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22 Sep 2019

Loved it!

LindaH
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21 Sep 2019

Thoroughly enjoyed it. Great story at times emotional. The cast were well chosen and very good in their roles. Would see it again.

FAQs

Access Information

For Accessibility information please contact 0330 333 4815

Address

Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES

Cancellation Policy

No refunds available after purchase

Cast

Layton Williams, Melissa Jacques, Sejal Keshwala, Sabrina Sandhu, Rita Simons and Phil Nichol.

 

Duration

Approx. 2 hours 40 minutes including interval

Good To Know

The appearance of any member of cast is subject to change and may be affected by contracts, holiday, illness, or events beyond the producers' control. If in doubt please check with the Box Office before booking.

Layton Williams will not perform the role of Jamie New on the following dates:

Monday 26 August – Wednesday 4 September (14:30)

Saturday 14 September

Mondays 7, 14, 28 October

Saturday 2 November

Monday 4 November

Saturday 9 – Wednesday 13 November

Mondays 18 November

Friday 29 November – Saturday 7 December

How Does It Work

You will receive a confirmation email with your booking reference. 

If you choose collect at box office please print this and bring it with you on the day of the show a minimum of 30 minutes before the performance start time. 

If you choose post - tickets are sent 5 days after purchase

News

WHAT’S ON STAGE AWARD WINNER!

Best New Musical

Best Actor in a Musical – John McCrea

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical – Lucie Shorthouse

Suitable For Children

Parental discretion advised. Contains some strong language and mild sexual references.

When Can I Go

Previews (6th – 21st November 2017)

Main Run (22nd November 2017 onward)

Monday – Saturday: 7:30pm Wednesday and Saturday: 2:30pm

Where Do I Go

Shaftesbury Avenue

London

W1D 7ES. 

By Tube - Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo, Piccadilly)

By Bus -1, 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 55, 176

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