Live blog: Everybody's Talking About Jamie premiere in Sheffield at the Crucible

We’re bringing you the latest red carpet updates from the new film’s premiere screening – including which stars are attending the event.

Friday, 17th September 2021, 12:16 pm
Updated Friday, 17th September 2021, 7:41 pm

The Amazon Prime Video premiere of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie film is being held at the Crucible this evening, with a star-studded red carpet arrival at Tudor Square.

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Live blog: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Sheffield premiere at the Crucible

Last updated: Friday, 17 September, 2021, 19:40

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7.15pm - Cast and guests head inside the Crucible to watch the film

The movie is premiering on the stage where it all started...

WATCH LIVE: Interviews with Everybody’s Talking About Jamie stars on the pink carpet

6.25pm - Jamie Campbell who inspired the stage show and subsequent film is on the pink carpet

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is based on the real life of Jamie Campbell, who is at Sheffield’s pink carpet premiere with his mother.

He told The Star that he has recently moved to Sheffield. Talking about the art of drag, he said: “How come when we become adults we stop dressing up?”

6.20pm - Star Max Harwood celebrates drag culture

Actor Max Harwood who plays the film’s protagonist Jamie New said: “Through drag you can learn to be a creative and learn to express yourself without boundaries.”

6.15pm - Producer and Warp Films CEO Mark Herbert praises Sheffield

Mark Herbert is an English film producer and joint CEO of the Sheffield-based production company Warp Films.

He said: “It’s a great city full of joy and that’s what we want to show.”

6.10pm - The Star is live on the pink carpet with Everybody’s Talking About Jamie stars

Watch live as stars walk the pink carpet.

6.00pm - West End star Jack Marshall praises Sheffield production

6.00pm - Premiere unaffected by police incident on Sheffield High street this afternoon

The premiere has not been affected by the news that a man has been fatally injured in Sheffield city centre this afternoon.

Police were called at around 4:30pm this afternoon (17 September) to reports that a man was stabbed in High Street, suffering serious injuries.

Officers attended the scene and arrested a man in his 30s.

The victim was taken to hospital via an ambulance, but sadly passed away at around 5.15pm.

Find out more about this breaking incident here.

5.30pm - Actor Richard E. Grant will not be attending the premiere tonight

Actor and film star Richard E Grant, whose wife Joan Washington passed away last week, will not be attending tonight’s premiere.

5.30pm - A massive pair of glittering red heels are unveiled

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