Tom MacRae is a BAFTA and Olivier award nominated screenwriter, playwright and author. He has written extensively for television, working on Doctor Who, The Librarians and the adaptation of Raymond Briggs’ Fungus the Bogeyman. He also created and wrote the sitcom Threesome, which ran for two series on Comedy Central and received an award from the British Comedy Guide in 2013.
His first children’s book was the award-winning title The Opposite, which was published to critical acclaim by Anderson Press in 2006. His second book for children, Baby Pie, was released in 2009.
Tom’s first musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie opened at The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield in early 2017 before transferring to the West End later that year and receiving rave reviews. It is currently running at Apollo Theatre in London’s West End, with recent guest stars including Shane Ritchie, Shobna Gulati, Michelle Visage, Step’s Faye Tozer and RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Bianca Del Rio. It has won multiple WhatsOnStage Awards as well as the Attitude Culture Award, and received five Olivier nominations in its first year.
The Everybody’s Talking About Jamie movie – starring Ralph Ineson, Richard E. Grant, Sarah Lancashire and Sharon Horgan – is currently being filmed in Sheffield with a slotted release date for 2020.