Awards success for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
17th October, 2017
With the first performance on Monday 6 November of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre, the company are delighted and honoured to have received the UK Theatre Awards for:
- Best Musical Production (shortlist included Caroline, or Change a Chichester Festival Theatre production and Sweet Charity a Royal Exchange Theatre production)
- Best Performance in a Musical for John McCrea (shortlist included Kaisa Hammarlund for Sweet Charity at the Royal Exchange Theatre; Louis Maskell for The Grinning Man at Bristol Old Vic; Sharon D Clarke for Caroline, or Change at Chichester Festival Theatre)
The Awards were presented at London’s historic Guildhall on Sunday 15 October 2017.
On Thursday 12 October, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie won the Attitude Magazine Culture Award, following last year’s winner director John Tiffany for Harry Potter and Cursed Child and The Glass Menagerie.
On Sunday September 10 September at the Stage Debut Awards, Dan Gillespie Sells won Best Composer for his catchy score.
Producer Nica Burns said:
“It is fantastic that this new, exciting British Theatre musical team of Dan Gillespie Sells, Tom MacRae and Jonathan Butterell – are being recognised. This musical is a heartwarming story of a real life mother and son who together were able to realise their dreams. This is truly a musical for today and for everyone.”
Produced for Sheffield Theatres earlier this year, this fabulous, funny, feel-good brand new musical sensation hits London with catchy new songs by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling Dan Gillespie Sells and writer Tom MacRae, directed by Jonathan Butterell.