Everybody getting to see Jamie
27 August 2023
Reporter: David Upton
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the smash-hit musical, launches a new 2023–24 UK tour at The Lowry, Salford September 7–17.
It stars 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, Coronation 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, Chicago) as Miss Hedge.
Jamie New is 16 and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Supported by his mum and surrounded by friends, he overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps into the spotlight.
The following week, the tour moves on to Sunderland Empire.
- Everybody’s Talking About Jamie - Tom MacRae