Everybody’s Talking About Jamie has announced that Shane Richie, fresh from 2020’s ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!’, will return to play Hugo / Loco Chanelle from 5 January 2021.
Shane Richie said: ‘I can’t wait to swap my castle walking boots for a pair of high heels and return to Everybody’s Talking About Jamie as Hugo / Loco Chanelle in January. After 2020 we could all do with little bit of glitter in the grey and having been with Jamie both in the West End and on UK Tour it’s going to be a fabulous way to start the New Year’.
Nica Burns, Producer of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie said: ‘We are delighted that Shane Richie is returning to sprinkle his special star dust on the role of Hugo/Loco Chanelle. What a treat!’.
Shane Richie has had a hugely successful career in theatre, film and television spanning four decades and is a regular fixture on primetime television. He returns to role of Hugo / Loco Chanelle in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie after a West End run in 2019 and the UK tour earlier this year. He was in this year’s series of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! and is best known for his role as Alfie Moon in the BBC’s EastEnders which he first started playing in 2002 and for which he has won several industry awards and accolades including Best Actor at the Rose d’Or Television Festival.
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will return with social distancing to the Apollo Theatre from 12 December, celebrating its 3rd birthday in the West End. Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’s return will be the first full-book musical to re-open in the West End this Christmas ahead of its 1000th performance.