Everything's happening for Jamie
Wednesday 30 May 2018
Film - London West End - Musicals - Shows
It's all happening for 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie' with a film in the pipeline, a cinema screening due in July and also a lengthy extension announced for the West End musical.
Things seem to be going even better for West End musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie ...
First up, the show got an extension today, so it's now booking not merely right through this year, but well into next.
If you still haven't seen it, the show is now taking bookings until 6 April 2019!
And you can buy tickets from ActDrop starting at £26.
In cinemas too ...
For those who live outside London and can't get to see the show in the West End, never fear.
The show is to be broadcast live by satellite from London's Apollo Theatre to cinemas across the UK, Ireland and selected European territories on Thursday 6 July 2018 - find your nearest cinema and book tickets here.
Official cast recording
The award-winning feel-good hit musical has also released an official West End cast recording.
CDs can be purchased via Amazon, and digital downloads are available on iTunes and Spotify.
And finally ... the show is heading for the big screen again, this time in a major film version by Sheffield based production company Warp Films, known for its distinctive multi-award winning film and television.
The film will be developed in conjunction with Film4 and will be directed by Jonathan Butterell, written by Tom MacRae with music by Dan Gillespie Sells.
Filming is expected to start in Spring 2019.
And, if you are likely to be heading to London soon and feel like taking in the show, here's a summary from our West End listing ...
Sixteen: the edge of possibility. Time to make your dreams come true.
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.
JOHN MCCREA - Jamie New
JOSIE WALKER - Margaret New
SHOBNA GULATI - Ray
TAMSIN CARROLL - Miss Hedge
LUCIE SHORTHOUSE - Pritti Pasha
PHIL NICHOL - Hugo
ALEX ANSTEY - Laika Virgin
JAMES GILLAN - Tray Sophisticay
DANIEL JACOB - Sandra Bollock
KEN CHRISTIANSEN - Jamie's Dad
LUKE BAKER - Dean Paxton
COURTNEY BOWMAN - Fatimah
JORDAN CUNNINGHAM - Sayid
DANIEL DAVIDS - Levi
RYAN HUGHES - Mickey
HARRIET PAYNE - Bex
SHIV RABHERU - Cy
LAURAN RAE - Becca
KIRSTIE SKIVINGTON - Vicki
LUKE BAYER - Swing
MARVYN CHARLES - Swing
CHERELLE JAY - Swing
REBECCA MCKINNIS - Understudy
CHLOE POLE - Swing
SPENCER STAFFORD - Understudy
Author: Tom MacRae
Composer: Dan Gillespie Sells
Lyricist: Tom MacRae
Director: Jonathan Butterell
Designer: Anna Fleischle
Musical direction: Theo Jamieson
Choreography: Kate Prince
Lighting: Lucy Carter
Sound: Paul Groothuis
Production: Nica Burns presents The Sheffield Theatres Production of Everybody's Talking About Jamie.
From: Monday 6 November 2017
Booking until: Saturday 6 April 2019
Standard: From £26
ActDrop full listing for Everybody's Talking about Jamie