The 2021 Everybody’s Talking About Jamie film is available to watch online now!
A movie adaption of the West End musical dropped online today (Friday, 17 September 2021) via Amazon Prime Video here.
Alongside the movie’s release an official soundtrack album is available to stream, download and on CD.
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie tells the story of Jamie New, a sixteen-year-old who lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. He is going to be a sensation.
Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight.
Meet the cast!
21-year-old newcomer Max Harwood will make his professional debut in the title role of Jamie New while other cast will include Richard E. Grant as former drag queen and Jamie’s mentor Hugo and Sharon Horgan as Jamie’s teacher Miss Hedge.
Sarah Lancashire will play his mother Margaret while Shobna Gulati, from the original stage cast, will reprise her role of Ray. Lauren Patel plays Pritti Pasha, Ralph Ineson plays Wayne New and Adeel Akhtar plays Iman Massood.
They’ll be joined by drag queens Ola Jide/Son of a Tutu as Sandra Bollock, Gareth Joyner/Myra Dubois as Laika Virgin and Dan Wallace/Anna Phylactic as Tray Sophistica.
Meanwhile, 20 young locals from Yorkshire and the surrounding regions have been cast as Jamie’s classmates.
The movie features a screenplay by the musical’s book writer Tom MacRae with lyrics by MacRae and music from Dan Gillespie Sells.