EastEnders favourite Shane Richie is to star in the touring production of hit West End musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie when it visits the Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham (Monday 16 - Saturday 21 March) and Wolverhampton Grand Theatre (Tuesday 23 – Saturday 27 June) .
“I had such a fantastic time playing Hugo/Loco Chanelle in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie in the West End," said Shane. "So when I was offered the chance to be involved in the touring production, I jumped at the opportunity to get back into those heels! I believe this show has such an important message for younger and older generations - I’m excited to be taking it to a larger audience around the UK.”
The production will also feature Layton Williams (Bad Education, Billy Elliot The Musical) as Jamie New. He said: “I’ve loved my time in the West End version of the show but am beyond excited to be playing Jamie on tour! This will be my sixth tour, and I can’t wait to come back to some of my favourite venues with this beautiful show. I hope you’ll welcome me back with open arms as we share this beautiful story and spread love across the UK!”
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