Faye Tozer to play Miss Hedge in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the award-winning feel-good musical sensation, is pleased to announce that Steps star and Strictly Come Dancing finalist, Faye Tozer, will take on the role of Miss Hedge from Saturday 6 May 2019 to Saturday 3 August 2019.

Faye Tozer said: ‘I am extremely proud to be joining this ground-breaking, award-winning production which is so fresh and current on the West End scene.

Nica Burns, Producer of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie said: ‘Faye is a terrific talent who will bring her own special qualities to the role. We are delighted that she is joining the company.

Faye Tozer. Photo Credit – Chris Davis.
Faye Tozer. Photo Credit – Chris Davis.

Faye Tozer is a singer-songwriter, dancer and stage actress who is best known for being a member of the Brit Award-winning pop band Steps. Steps have sold over 20 million records worldwide and performed sold-out arena tours. Their most recent album, Tears on the Dancefloor, which saw the band reform to celebrate their 20th anniversary, went to #1 in the UK album charts in 2017. Faye was most recently seen on television in the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, where she made it to the 2018 finals with her dance partner Giovanni Pernice.

Faye began her theatre career in 2004 starring in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tell Me on a Sunday. Other theatre credits include Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens (The Venue Theatre, London), Tailor Made Man (The Arts Theatre, London) and UK tours of Love Shack, Me & My Girl, Dial M for Murder, Over the Rainbow, Rhinestone Mondays, Singin’ in the Rain and The Naked Truth.

Faye will join current cast members: Layton Williams (Jamie New), Alex Anstey (Laika Virgin), Luke Baker (Dean Paxton), Courtney Bowman (Fatimah), Marvyn Charles (Swing), Marlon G Day (Dad), Momar Diagne, Zahra Jones (Becca), James Gillan (Tray Sophisticay), Ryan Hughes (Mickey), Daniel Jacob (Sandra Bollock), Melissa Jacques, Emily Kenwright (Vicki), Sejal Keshwala (Ray), Luke Latchman (Sayid), Jordan Laviniere (Cy), Rebecca McKinnis (Margaret New), Harriet Payne (Bex), Rachel Price (Swing), Sabrina Sandhu (Pritti Pasha), Biancha Szynal (Swing), Adam Taylor (Swing) and Ziggy Tyler Taylor (Levi).

Jamie New is sixteen and 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, into the spotlight. With catchy songs by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling, Dan Gillespie Sells, and book and lyrics by writer Tom MacRae, this funny, fabulous, feel-good, musical sensation has been wowing audiences and critics alike. Sixteen: the edge of possibility. Time to make your dreams come true.

Watch the Everybody’s Talking About Jamie trailer here.

Music by Dan Gillespie Sells
Book and Lyrics by Tom MacRae
From an idea by Jonathan Butterell
Directed by Jonathan Butterell
Design by Anna Fleischle
Choreography by Kate Prince
Lighting design by Lucy Carter
Sound design by Paul Groothuis
Casting by Will Burton
Musical Supervisor Theo Jamieson
Musical Director Richard Weeden
Video Design Luke Halls

Apollo Theatre
31 Shaftesbury Avenue
London W1D 7ES

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