It has been announced that the West End production will reopen on the 20th May at the Apollo Theatre.

The hit musical, which has been in the West End for the last three years, will begin performances once again on the 20th May having been closed in line with the current national lockdown.

It was also announced that Shane Richie will be returning to the show as Hugo/Loco Chanelle, having previously played the role in the West End in 2019. He will be seen in the role from when the show reopens until the 18th July.

With a script and production is set to be adapted to suit Covid-compliancy rules, the cast for the production is also set to include: Noah Thomas, Melissa Jacques, Sejal Keshwala, Hiba Elchikhe and Gillian Ford. The company will be completed by Alexander Archer (Mickey), Zion Battles (Levi), Ebony Clarke (Swing), Marlon G. Day (Jamie’s Dad), James Gillan (Tray Sophisticay), Zahra Jones (Becca), Emily Kenwright (Vicki), Keenan Knight (Sayid), Jordan Laviniere (Cy), Garry Lee (Sandra Bollock), Brian James Leys (understudy), David O’Reilly (Laika Virgin), Harriet Payne (Bex), Jordan Ricketts (Dean Paxton), Rachel Seiran (Fatimah) and Joe Wolstenholme (Swing).

Directed by Jonathan Butterell, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is inspired by a documentary about Jamie Campbell, who wanted to be a drag queen at the age of 16. A film adaptation of the musical is set to be released at some point this year.

The musical features music by The Feeling’s Dan Gillespie Sells, book and lyrics by Tom McRae, set and costumes by Anna Fleischle, choreography by Kate Prince, lighting by Lucy Carter, sound by Paul Groothuis and video by Luke Halls. 

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will reopen at the Apollo Theatre from the 20th May. To book tickets click here or visit: Love Theatre.comLondon Theatre Direct, From the Box OfficeEncore Tickets or Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk.