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Ivano Turco as Jamie New in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the smash-hit and critically acclaimed musical, is pleased to reveal the first look at Ivano Turco (Get Up, Stand Up!, Cinderella) as Jamie New.

Ivano Turco as Jamie New.
Ivano Turco as Jamie New.

Further principal casting includes 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, Hayley Tamaddon (Coronation Street, Emmerdale) as Miss Hedge (7 September until 25 November 2023), 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 (7 September until 11 November 2023 and 16 January until 23 March 2024). Further casting to be announced.

Following a record-breaking three-year West End residency, sold out UK & Ireland Tour and Amazon studios award-winning film the show opens at The Lowry on 7 September 2023 before visiting Sunderland, Nottingham, Bromley, Birmingham, Cardiff, Brighton, Leeds, Blackpool, Llandudno, Oxford, Southampton, Newcastle, Wolverhampton, Woking, London, Bristol, Plymouth, Sheffield, Liverpool, Eastbourne, Portsmouth, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Northampton and Leicester with further tour dates to be announced.

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.

This ‘Funny, outrageous, touching’ (Daily Telegraph) musical sensation is to be experienced by all the family and not to be missed!

Set to an original score of catchy pop tunes that will ‘blow the roof off the theatre’ (Mail on Sunday) by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling, Dan Gillespie Sells and writer Tom MacRae (Doctor Who). Choreographed by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Kate Prince (Into The Woods, Some Like It Hip Hop, SYLVIA, Message In A Bottle). This ‘sparkling coming-of-age musical’ (The Times) will have everybody talking about Jamie for years to come.

Sixteen: the edge of possibility. Time to make your dreams come true.

Music by Dan Gillespie Sells
Book and Lyrics by Tom MacRae
From an idea by Jonathan Butterell
Directed by Matt Ryan from original direction by Jonathan Butterell
Design by Anna Fleischle
Choreography by Kate Prince
Lighting design by Lucy Carter
Sound design by Paul Groothuis
Video Design Luke Halls
Casting by Will Burton
Musical Supervisor Theo Jamieson

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie UK Tour (8 venues)

Tue 19 Sep 2023 – Sat 15 Jun 2024
Musical
2 hours 40 minutes
incl. interval

Bristol Hippodrome
Mon 25 Mar – Sat 30 Mar 2024

Liverpool Empire
Mon 22 Apr – Sat 27 Apr 2024

Sunderland Empire
Tue 19 Sep – Sat 23 Sep 2023

Theatre Royal Brighton
Tue 31 Oct – Sat 11 Nov 2023

New Theatre Oxford
Tue 12 Dec – Sat 30 Dec 2023

New Victoria Theatre, Woking
Mon 29 Jan – Sat 3 Feb 2024

King’s Theatre, Glasgow
Mon 13 May – Sat 18 May 2024

Milton Keynes Theatre
Mon 10 Jun – Sat 15 Jun 2024

Related News & Reviews Past & Present

  1. Everybody’s Talking About Jamie – 2023-24 UK Tour
  2. Everybody’s Talking About Jamie announces initial casting
  3. Hayley Tamaddon joins the cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
  4. Everybody’s Talking About Jamie UK Tour New Cast Announced
  5. Layton Williams to play Jamie in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

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2 thoughts on “Ivano Turco as Jamie New in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie”

  1. Margaret Campbell

    Can’t wait to see lvano play Jamie new, am sure he will be fabulous, The real Jamie and me will be cheering him on from front of house good luck xxx

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