Monty Python's Spamalot 2007
Spamalot now booking to 27 Sep 2008
Monty Python's Spamalot extends 7 months at the Palace Theatre - tickets now on sale to 27 Sep 2008.
Monty Python's Spamalot, opened on 16 Oct 2006, following previews from 30 Sep, to excellent notices from the popular press: THE INDEPENDENT says, "Deliriously silly and loopily enjoyable evening." THE DAILY TELEGRAPH says, "Inventive production...It’s a wonderful night"; THE GUARDIAN says, "In short, the show has its moments... Irony has its place but it's not quite enough to sustain a whole evening." THE TIMES says, "Cheerfully mischievous...Silly? Very. Funny? You bet."
The current cast is Peter Davison (King Arthur) and Bill Ward (Sir Lancelot), Hannah Waddingham (The Lady of the Lake, from 14 Jan Marin Mazzie takes over the role), Robert Hands (Sir Robin), Steven Kynman (Herbert), Graham MacDuff (Sir Dennis Galahad), Andrew Spillett (Patsy) and Tony Timberlake (Sir Bedevere).
The show has a book by Eric Idle, from the screenplay of the Pythons' film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin. Featuring a new score with music and lyrics by Eric Idle and John Du Prez. The show also has three songs from the 1975 film.
It is directed by Mike Nichols, Choreography by Casey Nicholaw , costumes & design by Tim Hatley, lighting by Hugh Vanstone, produced by Boyett Ostar Productions.
Telling the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, and their quest for the Holy Grail, Monty Python's SPAMALOT features a chorus line of dancing divas (and serfs), flatulent Frenchmen, killer rabbits and a legless knight.