Monty Python's Spamalot at Palace theatre from 2 Oct 2006

Monty Python's Spamalot at Palace theatre from 2 Oct 2006

It has been announced today that Monty Python's SPAMALOT, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2005, comes home to London in October 2006.

SPAMALOT will have its first performance at the Palace Theatre in on 2 October 2006.

Casting will be announced shortly

Tickets go on sale 21 Feb 2006 for performances from 2 October through 31 March 2007

Directed by Mike Nichols, Monty Python's SPAMALOT, 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.

Choreography by Casey Nicholaw , costumes & design by Tim Hatley, lighting by Hugh Vanstone, produced by Boyett Ostar Productions.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT has broken house records, playing to standing-room-only audiences since opening to critical acclaim in March, 2005 at the Shubert Theatre on Broadway. In addition, Mike Nichols won his eighth Tony Award for direction of the musical.

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.

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