Spamalot

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Shows to:
Fri 21 April 2017
Sat 13 May 2017
Price:
£27 - £12 & Discounts
Venue:
Mercury Main Theatre

A Made in Colchester production

Lovingly ripped off from the hugely successful 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot is a riotous comedy full of misfit knights, killer rabbits, dancing nuns and ferocious Frenchmen.

We join King Arthur as he travels around the land gathering his Knights of the Round Table. This band of hapless adventurers is then tasked with a divine mission to locate the elusive Holy Grail – with uproarious consequences. With comic tunes including Brave Sir Robin, We’re Knights of the Round Table and perennial favourite Always Look on the Bright Side of Life, Spamalot audiences are sure to be dancing in the aisles.

Spamalot was the winner of the 2005 Tony Award for Best New Musical, while it enjoyed a victorious West End run. This hilarious show was written by Python legend Eric Idle, who has been entertaining the British public for over 50 years. The funnyman also wrote the score alongside John Du Prez, who is famous for his work on Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life amongst a host of other big-name scores.

Tickets are now available for the Spamalot Backstage Tour and Touch Tour.

We recently chatted to our splendid Spamalot designer Sara Perks and costume supervisor Corinna Vincent about the fabulous costumes you’ll see on stage, read all about it here!

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Book & Lyrics by ERIC IDLE

Music by JOHN DU PREZ & ERIC IDLE

From the original screenplay by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin.

Original Broadway Production produced by Boyett Ostar Productions, The Shubert Organization, Arielle Tepper Madover, Stephanie McClelland/Lawrence Horowitz, Elan V McAllister/Allan S. Gordon, Independent Producers Network, Roy Furman, GRS Associates, Jam Theatricals, TGA Entertainment, Live Nation.

“SPAMALOT” is presented through special arrangement with and all authorised performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW), 1180 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 640, New York, NY 10036. (866)378-9758. www.theatricalrights.com

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Marc Akinfolarin

Sir Bedevere

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John Brannoch

Head Minstrel

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Daniel Cane

Sir Robin

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Sally Frith

Female Ensemble

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Sarah Harlington

Lady Of The Lake

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Bob Harms

King Arthur

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Norton James

Sir Galahad

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Matthew Pennington

Prince Herbert

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Gleanne Purcell-Brown

Female Ensemble

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Simon Shorten

Sir Lancelot

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Dale Superville

Patsy

★★★★★

Make sure you beat a swift path to the door of the Mercury for one of the craziest

East Anglian Daily Times

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wittiest shows of recent years.

The Reviews Hub

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A sharp

Colchester Gazette

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smart

TheatreLife

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scintillating production

Grapevine LIVE

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guaranteed to help everyone look on the bright side.

LondonTheatre1

★★★★★

A proper gag fest of individual comedy moments that leave you with aching sides

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but a smile on your face.

★★★★★

I was so entertained and challenge anyone to go see the show and not feel the same.

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Do not think that this is some regional poor relation of a West End show. Everything

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including set

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costume

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and sound are spot on. This is a first class production which deserves to play to full houses every night.

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This is a very good production of a very silly musical.

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