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Faye Tozer joins Everybody's Talking About Jamie West End cast

The former Steps member and ”Strictly” finalist will appear in the show this summer

Faye Tozer
Faye Tozer
© Dan Wooller for WhatsOnStage

Faye Tozer will join the West End cast of Everybody's Talking About Jamie.

Tozer, a former member of the band Steps and 2018 finalist in Strictly Come Dancing, will take on the role of Miss Hedge from 6 May until 3 August.

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 current 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.

It is 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.