Everybody's Talking About Jamie
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Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Everybody's Talking About Jamie London Reviews and Tickets

(58 Reviews)
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Entertaining, Delightful, Funny, Great singing, Relevant

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 (58)

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913 Reviews | 929 Followers
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.

888 Reviews | 1017 Followers
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.

470 Reviews | 91 Followers
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.

168 Reviews | 38 Followers
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

47 Reviews | 2 Followers
Dated, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You want an entertaining and uplifting show based on a true story.

Don't see it if You don’t like some cringe outdated interpretations of what young people talk like.

46 Reviews | 1 Follower
Thought-provoking, Funny, Ambitious

See it if You like big dance numbers

Don't see it if If you don’t like drag

39 Reviews | 1 Follower

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38 Reviews | 2 Followers
Fabulous, Quirky, Funny, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if A really fun musical with some important messages. I would really recommend.

Don't see it if It is not a life changing musical there are other epics out there if you prefer a bigger production.

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 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 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 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 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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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 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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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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