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Spamalot – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Music: John Du Prez, Eric Idle Book and Lyrics: Eric Idle Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Pete Benson After the demise of Monty Python’s Flying Circus all of the Pythons branched out and went onto huge success in various aspects of the entertainment industry. Eric Idle was always the musical one as demonstrated in his mockumentary The Rutles. Here he teams ...

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Spamalot – Theatre Royal, Brighton

Book, Lyrics and Music: Eric Idle Composer: John Du Prez Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Jo Payne   Looking on the bright side? This show will help you do that and more through a huge variety of music, jokes and characters. Jam-packed with the silliness which one expects from the Monty Python clan, Spamalot contains plenty of boobs, bums and toilet-related ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Joe Pasquale

Currently on tour with Monty Python’s Spamalot, Joe Pasquale spoke with TPR Scotland’s Fraser MacDonald about Python, his upcoming standup shows and training for musical theatre performers. Hi Joe. If you could start by just telling us a little bit about Spamalot for those who haven’t seen of it. Well it’s basically the stage musical version of Monty Python and ...

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Spamalot – Grand Opera House, York

Book and Lyrics: Eric Idle Music: John Du Prez and Eric Idle Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Audrey Pointer Loosely based on the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot is a stage work largely developed by the most musical python, Eric Idle, in collaboration with John Du Prez. The show opened in 2005, earning a Tony award for Best ...

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Spamalot – New Theatre, Oxford

Director: Christopher Luscombe Book and lyrics: Eric Idle Music: John Du Prez Reviewer: Bethaney Rimmer All of the random silliness and slapstick antics you’d expect from a hit musical “lovingly ripped off from Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ is present and correct in Spamalot. This current touring production opened in January this year and stars Joe Pasquale as King ...

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Spamalot – Richmond Theatre, London

Director: Christopher Luscombe Writer: Eric Idle and John du Prez Reviewer: Cavelle Leigh     Spamalothas much hype to live up to. For those my age, Monty Python means little more than then the ministry of silly walks and one of those cults you have to pretend to like to sound cool and/or intelligent and/or to impress your dad. However, ...

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NEWS: Jodie Prenger to be final West End Lady of the Lake in Spamalot

Monty Python’s Spamalot ends its current run at The Playhouse Theatre on 12th April after two very successful years in the West End, with actress and singer, Jodie Prenger, reprising her rôle of The Lady of The Lake for the final two weeks. Having previously played the rôle in 2010 during the Spamalot UK tour (which travelled the length and ...

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Spamalot – Playhouse Theatre, London

Writer: Eric Idle Music: John Du Prez and Eric Idle Director: Christopher Luscombe Reviewer: Kat Pope [rating:4.5] It’s taken me three viewings to fall in love with Spamalot. At it’s debut in 2006 I was far too miffed that it wasn’t Palin, Cleese et al delivering my favourite lines to actually enjoy it. “It’s just a rip-off of the film!” ...

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