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Richard E. Grant and Sharon Horgan cast in film adaptation of West End Show ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’

The hit West End stage show ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ is getting the big screen treatment thanks to New Regency, Film4 and Warp Films with Richard E. Grant and Sharon Horgan heading up the cast.

Recent Academy Award nominee Richard E. Grant plays former drag queen and Jamie’s mentor Hugo with BAFTA nominee Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe) as Jamie’s teacher Miss Hedge. BAFTA winner Sarah Lancashire (Happy Valley) plays his mother Margaret. Shobna Gulati, from the original stage cast, will reprise her role of Ray.

Inspired by the true story of Jamie Campbell, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie follows 16-year-old Jamie New who lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. Jamie 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,

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