With two thoroughly capable performers (both trained by some of the UK’s finest acting academies) giving it their all in this multi-role romp through the days of the Vikings to current political madness, Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain is energetic, edifying and occasionally a little close-to-the-bone. With enough flatulence-based comedy to make Chaucer proud, the young audience lapped up this very British, almost music-hall-style, two-hander in which Benedict Martin as Rex gives an … [Read more...]
Apollo Theatre London Everybody's Talking About Jamie Tickets
he Apollo Theatre was opened one month after Queen Victoria had died in 1901 making it the first West End theatre of the Edwardian age. The auditorium was renovated substantially in 1932. It is suggested that the balcony is the steepest in London so be warned!
EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
Nica Burns presents the Sheffield Theatres production of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie A New Musical.
Once upon a time, there was a 16-year-old boy who had a secret he wanted to tell…
So, he approached a documentary filmmaker as you do, and asked if they would help him tell it. The resulting documentary was seen by a theatre director and it inspired him to create a musical. A producing regional theatre backed him. He then bumped into a famous musical theatre star who introduced him to a well-known pop composer who was working with a lyricist and book writer. The theatre put on the production. A major producer saw it and offered them a West End theatre.
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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the award-winning feel-good musical sensation, is delighted to announce that award-winning TV and stage actress, Rita Simons, best known for playing Roxy Mitchell in EastEnders, will take to the stage in the role of Miss Hedge. Rita takes over the role from Faye Tozer on 5 August 2019 for a limited season. Rita Simons said: "I am so excited to be playing Miss Hedge in what is by far my favourite show...I went to see it when it opened and always wanted to be … [Read more...]
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the award-winning feel-good musical sensation, is pleased to announce that TV and stage actor, Bill Ward, will take on the role of Hugo/Loco Chanelle from 1 July 2019 for a limited season. Bill Ward said: "I’m delighted to be joining the cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. It’s a wonderful story, genuinely heart-warming with some cracking tunes, and an awful lot of fun. I’m particularly looking forward to finding my inner Loco Chanelle, and stepping into … [Read more...]
In January 2019, Layton Williams took over from John McCrea in the smash West End show Everybody's Talking About Jamie. Layton is probably best known for playing the character Kylie in the BBC series Beautiful People and for playing the lead, alongside Jack Whitehall, in the critically acclaimed BBC comedy Bad Education, the follow-up film was in cinemas and can now be seen on DVD. He is also known as one of the boys who played the title role in Billy Elliot the Musical in London’s West End. … [Read more...]
The glitzy and glamourous 2019 charity event of the West End Eurovision song contest was held in the Adelphi Theatre on The Strand which is currently the home of the Musical Waitress. The aim of the event is to raise money for the charity Mad Trust - Make a difference Trust which was founded in 2008 by David Pendlebury, together with Melanie Tranter and Julian Bird, and was initially known as West End Cares & subsequently Theatrecares. It raises much-needed funds to help people living … [Read more...]