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'Everybody's Talking About Jamie'Press Night at Theatre Royal Brighton

Updated: Feb 29


Following a record-breaking three-year West End residency, sold out UK & Ireland Tour and Amazon studios award-winning film, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie returns to Theatre Royal Brighton for 2 weeks from Tue 31 Oct – Sat 11 Nov after a sell out christmas season in 2021. Tickets are on sale at

on stage during an act

The cast is led by Ivano Turco (Get Up, Stand Up!, Cinderella) as Jamie New, Rebecca McKinnis (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie West End, Dear Evan Hansen, We Will Rock You, Les Misérables) as Margaret New, Shobna Gulati (The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie West End and Film, C

oronation Street, Brassic) as Ray, Talia Palamathanan (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Tour and film) as Pritti, with John Partridge (Eastenders, The View Upstairs, La Cage Aux Folles, Chicago, A Chorus Line, CATS) as Hugo/Loco Chanelle and Hayley Tamaddon (Coronation Street, Emmerdale) as Miss Hedge.

Completing the cast for the 2023 to 2024 UK tour are KY Kelly, aka Anthony Gyde as Laika Virgin, Garry Lee as Sandra Bollock, David McNair as Tray Sophisticay, Akshay St Clair as Dad, Jordan Ricketts as Dean, Liv Ashman as Vicki, Rhiannon Bacchus as Fatimah, Geoff Berrisford as Sayid, Jessica Daugirda as Bex, Finton Flynn as Young Loco Chanelle / Jamie New cover, Annabelle Laing as Becca, Luca Moscardini as Levi, Joshian Omana as Cy, Thomas Walton as Mickey, Takayiah Bailey as Swing and Georgina Hagen as Understudy Margaret / Ray / Miss Hedge.

Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. Jamie 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.

on stage scene

Set to an original score of catchy pop tunes that will ‘blow the roof off the theatre’ (Mail on Sunday) by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling, Dan Gillespie Sells and writer Tom MacRae (Doctor Who). Choreographed by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Kate Prince (Into The Woods, Some Like It Hip Hop, SYLVIA, Message In A Bottle). This ‘sparkling coming-of-age musical’ (The Times) will have everybody talking about Jamie for years to come.

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