Everybody's Talking About Jamie : Synopsis | More2Screen

Inspired by a true story, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the new award-winning five-star hit musical for today. Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. He 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, Josie Walker, Tamsin Carroll, Lucie Shorthouse and Phil Nichol lead a twenty-four strong company and an eight-piece band that will ‘sweep you away on a tide of mischief, warmth and exuberance’ (Financial Times). With ‘songs that have the wow factor’ (The Times) by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling, Dan Gillespie Sells, and ‘hilarious’ book and lyrics ‘with delightful punch’ (Whatsonstage), by writer Tom MacRae, this funny, fabulous, feel-good, musical sensation has been thrilling audiences and critics alike.

Winner of 3 WhatsOnStage Awards including Best New Musical and nominated for 5 Olivier Awards, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will be broadcast live from the Apollo Theatre in London’s Shaftesbury Avenue to cinemas nationwide.

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THE TIMES, FINANCIAL TIMES, TIME OUT, THE INDEPENDENT, THE STAGE, WHATSONSTAGE, LONDON THEATRE, ATTITUDE

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THE TELEGRAPH, EVENING STANDARD, SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER, DAILY MAIL, DAILY EXPRESS, SUNDAY EXPRESS, MAIL ON SUNDAY, METRO, BROADWAY WORLD, THE ARTS DESK

THE TIMES
‘This fizzing musical is a blast of fresh air. The songs have the wow factor.’

FINANCIAL TIMES
‘Sweeps you away on a tide of mischief, warmth and exuberance’

TIME OUT
‘A joyous punch in the air about following your dreams and being yourself’

THE INDEPENDENT
‘Irresistible: a joyous, life-affirming Billy Elliot‘

EVENING STANDARD
‘A true big-hearted crowd-pleaser’

SUNDAY TIMES
‘I laughed. I cried. I’m still humming the songs. It’s a chuffing marvellous British musical.’

OBSERVER
‘A fizzing, feeling instant hit’

DAILY EXPRESS
‘A palpable hit’

SUNDAY EXPRESS
‘People will be talking about Jamie for a long time to come.’

METRO
‘It isn’t just Jamie everybody’s talking about, it’s this show.’

WHATSONSTAGE
‘Exuberant, exhilarating, exciting, enchanting’

LONDON THEATRE
‘Outright hilarious’

ATTITUDE
‘One of the biggest and best shows of the year’