Star Power Alert
Giovanna Fletcher, known for her appearance on the reality show "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!" and her success as a presenter, has secured her next role in the world of theater. The actress will be joining the cast of the stage musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, taking on the role of Year 11 teacher Miss Hedge.
Details of Fletcher's Debut and Run
Witness Fletcher's highly anticipated debut performance on January 9, 2024, at the renowned Mayflower Theatre in Southampton. Don't miss out on this extraordinary musical experience as Fletcher's incredible talent graces the stage until March 23, 2024. Catch additional performances at The Peacock Theatre in London, and in other exciting locations including Newcastle, Wolverhampton, and Woking.
Official Announcement and Reactions
Fletcher's participation in the musical was announced by the production's official media channels, sparking excitement among fans. Carrie Hope Fletcher, Fletcher's sister-in-law, shared her enthusiasm on Instagram with a resounding "YES YES YES!!!" Amy Dowden, the Strictly Come Dancing star who partnered with Giovanna's husband Tom on the show, also congratulated her with joyful emojis.
Synopsis of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, a musical that premiered in 2017, tells the story of Jamie New, a 16-year-old who faces bullying and prejudice while pursuing his dream of becoming a drag queen. The musical received a feature film adaptation in 2021, starring Max Harwood and Sarah Lancashire, with Sharon Horgan portraying the character of Miss Hedge.
Fans can catch Fletcher's performance at the following venues:
- Southampton, Mayflower Theatre: January 9-14
- Newcastle, Theatre Royal: January 16-20
- Wolverhampton, Grand Theatre: January 23-27
- Woking, New Victoria Theatre: January 29 February 3
- London, The Peacock Theatre: February 8 March 23
Background on Giovanna Fletcher
Giovanna Fletcher gained fame by winning the 20th series of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!" in 2020. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the show was filmed in Wales instead of its usual location in Australia. The latest edition, an All-Stars version, was held in South Africa.