Wednesday, January 9

Hayley Tamaddon joining more new cast members for Everybody's talking About Jamie

New casting has been announced for the West End production of Everybody's Talking About Jamie with efffect from 28h January.

Hayley Tamaddon (Corrie, Emmerdale, Rocky Horror and Thoroughly Modern Millie) is to replace Michelle Visage as Miss Hedge. Sejal Keshwala will join the company as Ray, and Sabrina Sandhu will play Pritti Pasha from 28 January.

They join the previously announced Layton Williams, who takes on the role of Jamie New and Shane Richie who will play Hugo/Loco Chanelle.

New cast members also include Marlon G Day (Dad), Momar Diagne, Zahra Jones (Becca), Luke Latchman (Sayid), Ziggy Tyler Taylor (Levi) and swings Rachel Price Biancha Szynal and Adam Taylor

Those continuing in the cast are Alex Anstey (Laika Virgin), Luke Baker (Dean Paxton), Courtney Bowman (Fatimah), Marvyn Charles (Swing), James Gillan (Tray Sophisticay), Ryan Hughes (Mickey), Daniel Jacob (Sandra Bollock), Melissa Jacques, Emily Kenwright (Vicki), Jordan Laviniere (Cy) Rebecca McKinnis (Margaret New), and Harriet Payne (Bex).

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. With catchy songs by lead singer- songwriter of The Feeling, Dan Gillespie Sells, and book and lyrics by writer Tom MacRae, this funny, fabulous, feel-good, musical sensation has been wowing audiences and critics alike. Sixteen: the edge of possibility. Time to make your dreams come true.

The show originated at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre in 2017, before transferring to the West End the same year. It has music from Dan Gillespie Sells and book and lyrics from Tom MacRae.


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