Jamie New and his mother, of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie performing on stage.
Jamie New and his mother, of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie performing on stage.
Jamie New and his mother, of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie performing on stage.
Central London
Greater London
England
United Kingdom
Greater London
Piccadilly
Soho
Central London
Greater London
England
United Kingdom
Greater London
Piccadilly
Soho

Everybody's Talking About Jamie

DURATION
2
 h 
-
40
 mins
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What to expect

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  • This critically-acclaimed musical is coming back to London’s West End for a strictly limited run.
  • A Sheffield Theatres Production and directed by Jonathan Butterell, the hit musical features music by Dan Gillespie Sells and lyrics by Tom MacRae.
  • Everybody’s Talking About Jamie takes real-life inspiration from the 2011 television documentary Jamie: Drag Queen at 16. 
  • Discover how dreams really can come true in this fabulous, funny and fearless coming-of-age story.


The West-End musical sensation Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is making a comeback to the stage at the Apollo Theatre in London’s West End. Follow the modern-day fairy tale of 16-year-old Jamie New who has a secret to tell. Jamie, who is living on a council estate in Sheffield, struggles to fit in at school and is terrified about the near future. With the backing of his brilliant loving mum and supportive friends, watch as Jamie turns his life around and steps into the spotlight to become a sensation. Despite being full of truly funny and fabulous moments, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is brimming with positive messages including embracing diversity and overcoming bullying.

The exterior of the Apollo Theatre and Lyric Theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue, London.

The show is packed with the catchiest and toe tapping songs written by the lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling, Dan Gillespie Sells. Songs including Wall in My Head, Work of Art, Spotlight, He’s My Boy and Don’t Even Know It will undoubtedly get stuck in your head! Expect vibrant costumes, exciting and fresh choreography, a strong cast and a multifaceted set that brings the stage to life. 

Based on a true story, this inspiring tale about a teenage boy fighting for his dream to be a drag queen is the ideal West-End show for tweens and upwards!

What to know before you go

  • The performance is approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes long, with one interval.
  • The show is suitable for ages 14 and over. There are mild sexual references and strong language.
  • You are spoilt for choice for places to eat near the theatre. The Rainforest Café, Bill’s, Wildwood, Shake Shack and Leon are all family-friendly. Kidadlers recommend the nearby Seven Dials Market.
  • There are two on-site bars at the Apollo, located in the Upper Circle and in the stalls, serving drinks and snacks.
  • There are male and female toilets and disabled toilets available throughout the theatre.
  • Access seating is situated in Row Q. Please contact the access line for further information. 
  • There is a cloakroom available, charging £1 per item. 

Getting there

  • Everybody's Talking About Jamie is being performed at the Apollo Theatre.
  • The nearest Tube station is Piccadilly Circus, served by the Piccadilly and Bakerloo lines. It’s a two-minute walk away. Leicester Square Tube station, served by the Northern and Piccadilly lines, is a six-minute walk away. Charing Cross station, serving Southeastern rail services and the Northern and Bakerloo lines, is a 12-minute walk away.
  • If you are arriving by bus, routes 1, 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 55 and 176 stop close to the theatre.
  • The Q-Park Chinatown car park is part of the Q-Park’s Theatreland Parking Scheme and is a short walk away.

Please follow the latest government guidelines if travelling by public transport.

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Hosted by
Sheffield Theatres
Don’t miss the theatrical treat, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, coming to the Apollo Theatre in Piccadilly.
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