Everybody’s Talking About Jamie star Ivano Turco on why show ‘continues to be this powerful monument’
Ivano Turco in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (Image: Matt Crockett)
Based on the true story of Jamie Campbell, the 16-year-old northern schoolboy and wannabe drag queen who went to the prom in a dress, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie premiered in Sheffield in 2017 and transferred to the West End later the same year.
It won the Attitude Culture Award and was named best new musical at the WhatsOnStage Awards, went on to tour the UK, has been performed around the world and was made into a film by Amazon Studios.
Now the musical – which has music by Dan Gillespie Sells and a book and lyrics by Tom MacRae – is returning to London for the first time since 2021 as part of its latest UK tour and its star Ivano Turco is