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

Faye Tozer. Photo credit: Chris Davis.

Casting news

STEPS star and Strictly Come Dancing finalist, Faye Tozer, will take on the role of Miss Hedge in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie for a strictly limited season – from Saturday, May 6 to Saturday, August 3, 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 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.

Tozer was most recently seen on television in BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, where she made it to the 2018 finals with her dance partner Giovanni Pernice.

Tozer began her theatre career in 2004 starring in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tell Me on a Sunday. Her 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 and My Girl, Dial M for Murder, Over the Rainbow, Rhinestone Mondays, Singin’ in the Rain and The Naked Truth.

Tozer will join cast members: Layton Williams (as 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.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is currently booking at the Apollo Theatre until Saturday, January 25, 2020. Read more.

Image: Faye Tozer. Photo credit: Chris Davis.