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Full cast announced for Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae's musical will run in Sheffield next year

Dan Gillespie Sells
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The full cast of the upcoming new musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie at Sheffield Crucible has been announced.

John McCrea will take on the role of Jamie in the piece, which is directed by Jonathan Butterell. The rest of the cast is made up of Daniel Anthony (Levi), Mina Anwar (Leigh), Luke Baker (Dean), Courtney Bowman (Fatimah), Tamsin Carroll (Miss Hedge) and Charles Dale (Hugo).

They are joined by Raj Ghatak (Sandra Bollock), Barney Hudson (Mickey), Gabrielle Brooks (Becca), James Gillan (Tray Sophisticay), Kush Khanna (Salah), Harriet Payne (Bex), Shiv Rabheru (Callum), Lucie Shorthouse (Pritti), Kirstie Skivington (Vicki and Dance Captain), Spencer Stafford (Laika Virgin / Jamie's Dad) and Josie Walker (Margaret).

The piece follows 16 year-old Jamie from Sheffield, who has a secret. Dan Gillespie Sells - who is the lead singer and songwriter of the band The Feeling - created the piece with Tom MacRae from an idea by Butterell.

Everybody's Talking About Jamie runs from 13 to 25 February with previews from 8 February.