BAFTA and Olivier Award nominee actress, singer and radio presenter Preeya Kalidas has this week joined the West End cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the West End’s Apollo Theatre, becoming the first British Asian to play the role.
Theatres, arts organisations and industry professionals across the UK have been celebrating the wide range of offstage theatre careers available for young people, as part of #InspiringFutureTheatre.
June is widely celebrated throughout the UK as being the month to celebrate Pride. The month is used to embrace a culture that was once suppressed, and what better way to do this than to watch some awe-inspiring theatre that has taken its roots from gay stories and gay culture.
More West End casting this week for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie: Roy Haylock, best known as his drag alter ego, Bianca Del Rio, will make his West End debut playing the role of Loco Chanelle/Hugo for a limited season 6 May to 29 June 2019.
Steps star and Strictly Come Dancing finalist Faye Tozer will take on the role of Miss Hedge in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at London’s Apollo Theatre from 6 May to 3 August 2019.
The producers of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie have opened a new booking period up to Saturday 25 January 2020. Entertaining audiences at London’s Apollo Theatre since November 2017, the musical is currently in its second year in the West End.
New casting has been announced for the award-winning musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie with Hayley Tamaddon (Coronation Street) stepping into the role of Miss Hedge, Sejal Keshwala joining the company as Ray, and Sabrina Sandhu playing Pritti Pasha, all from 28 January 2019.
Normally I do two of these – Top Ten Shows and Top Ten Performances – but this year I’m combining the two – plus some sundry other awards.
Shane Richie, best known for playing Alfie Moon in BBC’s EastEnders will take on the role of Hugo/Loco Chanelle in award-winning musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie from 28 January until 4 May 2019.
Chucking Michelle Visage into the cast of Everybody’s Talking About James at the Apollo Theatre is actually a rather inspired move.
Mark Shenton rounds up news, reviews & tweets of the week from London, New York & beyond including a life-size first birthday cake of John McCrea at Everybody’s Talking About Jamie and the opening of King Kong on Broadway.
Layton Williams will play the title role of Jamie New in the award-winning musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at London’s Apollo Theatre from 28 January 2019.
RuPaul’s Drag Race and Ireland’s Got Talent judge Michelle Visage will be making her West End musical debut playing the role of Miss Hedge in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie from 18 October 2018 to 26 January 2019.
The producers of the award-winning Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre have announced that this week Rebecca McKinnis (Mamma Mia!, We Will Rock You) is stepping into the role of Margaret New and Lee Ross (EastEnders) is joining the cast to play Hugo.
Award-winning musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is to be made into a major film by Sheffield-based production company Warp Films, completing the fairy-tale journey from a 16-year-old approaching a documentary maker to hit West End Show and now the big screen.
The full list of shows for West End LIVE 2018 West End LIVE, which returns to Trafalgar Square on 16 and 17 June 2018, has been released.
Casting my eye over some recent musical theatre album releases: Audra McDonald’s live album Sing Happy, Louise Dearman’s latest collection For You, For Me and the long-awaited cast recording for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.
Tom Mack, currently studying for an MA in Creative Producing at Mountview, shared this piece with the Mates on why, as a young gay man, it’s so gratifying to see out-and-proud stories like those in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie and the recent film Love, Simon onstage and screen. “Yeah…” My answer in response to my brother saying to me “You’re …
Shobna Gulati, best known for playing Sunita Alahan in ITV’s Coronation Street and Anita in Dinnerladies, is joining the West End cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, taking on the role of Ray from 7 May 2018.
So, that just happened! Despite some small disappointments in the nominations (nothing too much, just some things felt unnecessarily overlooked), I was rather looking forward to this year’s Oliviers.