Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Closed 2h 40m
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
84

Everybody's Talking About Jamie London Reviews and Tickets

84%
(26 Reviews)
Positive
96%
Mixed
4%
Negative
0%
Members say
Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Relevant, Refreshing

About the Show

Inspired by a true story, 16-year old Jamie New has big dreams of becoming a drag queen.

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Member Reviews (26)

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876 Reviews | 904 Followers
84
Vibrant, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if Great modern story about queerness and empowerment.

Don't see it if you don't like LGBTQ+ themes no matter how well done they are.

852 Reviews | 1007 Followers
80
Fun, Great music, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy shows with LGBTQ+ characters. The music is very catchy. It's a fun show with a good message.

Don't see it if You dislike pop-like scores.

Nic
441 Reviews | 84 Followers
90
Resonant, Relevant, Enchanting, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if you understand that it was excruciating for me to choose only five superlative tags to describe this wonderful, life-affirming show.

Don't see it if you hate joy.

163 Reviews | 38 Followers
75
Great staging, Great singing, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if Want to catch a gender positive production with good talent and a few good numbers.

Don't see it if Aren’t a fan of gender bending themes and teenage angst

38 Reviews | 1 Follower
69
Entertaining

See it if !

Don't see it if !

27 Reviews | 1 Follower
90
Intense, Great singing, Great writing, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if You like teen drama, happy to address issues of dressing and self. You love freestanding and fabulous singing.

Don't see it if If issues relating to bullying will upset you.

23 Reviews | 0 Followers
95
Must see, Masterful, Great dancing, Great singing

See it if You like a heartfelt story about SGM youth with great singing and dancing. Love the message and love Jamie!

Don't see it if You are close minded, it’s a great musical, really entertaining, really worth seeing

22 Reviews | 1 Follower
70
Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if You like campy performances, drag queens and a heartfelt story.

Don't see it if You don't like an overly-clicheed story.

Critic Reviews (10)

London Theatre
November 22nd, 2017

All credit to director Jonathan Butterell, whose idea it was to turn this story into a musical in the first place, for steering it so expertly to the stage with such a solid grasp of form and structure...
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The Independent (UK)
November 23rd, 2017

Dan Gillespie Sells, frontman of the The Feeling, has written an immensely attractive score – bobbing along with a melodic pop bounce and catchy rhythmic insistence and rising to the emotional occasion with some eloquently poignant power ballads.
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The Arts Desk
November 23rd, 2017

Real talk: this inclusive and utterly joyful new musical has the biggest heart and the best pair of legs in the West End.
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The London Evening Standard
November 23rd, 2017

The book and lyrics are the work of TV writer Tom MacRae, and what they lack in blazingly original storytelling they more than make up for with warmth and wit. The result is a true crowd-pleaser — big-hearted and joyous.
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The Stage (UK)
February 12th, 2019

It’s great to see this fabulous, uplifting, be-yourself show still smashing it in the West End.
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The Times (UK)
November 23rd, 2017

The pace during the first half did feel a bit jerky at times, but the second never faltered. It’s the real deal, this one. Everyone really should be talking, singing, shouting about Jamie now.
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Time Out London
May 8th, 2021

[Everybody’s Talking About Jamie] is a joyous punch in the air about following your dreams and being yourself. ‘Life-affirming’ is generally an over-used term, but not here. This production owns the stage.
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The Guardian (UK)
November 26th, 2017

Disruptive and supportive. A true expression of this instant hit. What a cleverly self-fulfilling prophecy that title is. No wonder everybody’s talking about it.
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