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Everybody's Talking About Jamie extends in the West End

The show won another WhatsOnStage Award recently

Layton Williams in Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Layton Williams in Everybody's Talking About Jamie
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The award-winning Everybody's Talking About Jamie has announced a new booking period into 2020.

The hit musical, which first opened in November 2017 and is currently in its second year in the West End, will now be booking until Saturday 25 January 2020, with star Layton Williams confirmed to be playing lead character Jamie New until that date.

The show originally opened at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre in 2017 and has music from Dan Gillespie Sells and book and lyrics from Tom MacRae. It won three WhatsOnStage Awards in February 2018, with the piece claiming a further award for Best Cast Recording in March 2019.

Other new cast members who joined the show in January include Hayley Tamaddon (Miss Hedge), Sabrina Sandhu (Pritti Pasha), Shane Richie (Hugo/Loco Chanelle), Sejal Keshwala (Ray), Marlon G Day (Dad), Momar Diagne, Zahra Jones (Becca), Luke Latchman (Sayid), Rachel Price (Swing), Biancha Szynal (Swing), Adam Taylor (Swing) and Ziggy Tyler Taylor (Levi).

It's directed by Jonathan Butterell with design by Anna Fleischle, choreography by Kate Prince, lighting design by Lucy Carter, sound design by Paul Groothuis and musical direction by Theo Jamieson.