Inspired by the 1975 movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot is a laugh-out-loud comedy featuring dysfunctional knights and dancing nuns. Follow King Arthur on his journey with the Knights of the Round Table on a mission to find the Holy Grail.
The hilarious and outrageous Spamalot is winner of the 2005 Tony Award for Best New Musical, and was written by Eric Idle, Python legend. Hear the iconic score “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life,” co-written by John DuPrez.
The show includes several songs from the film, including “Come With Me,” “All for One,” “Knights of the Round Table,” “Find Your Grail!” “Where Are You?” “I’m All Alone,” “Run Away!” and more.
Sellador Productions is producing the show – the same people who brought you Avenue Q, Footloose, Little Shop of Horrors and American Idiot.
The original Broadway production is now touring the UK.
The show was nominated for 14 Tony Awards during its run on Broadway. It won three of those nominations, including Best Musical. The initial run included 1,500 performances and grossed over $175 million.
Advance ticket sales for the show reached $18 million, breaking a record for the Broadway box office.
The West End version of the production was a critical success. The production earned seven Laurence Olivier Award nominations, including Best New Musical.
The new Spamalot cast is still to be announced.
The previous cast included:
- Bob Harms as King Arthur. Bob was trained at the Arts Educational School in Tring. He has appeared in Chicago, Imagine This, Bells are Ringing, Swan Lake, Footloose and more.
- Simon Shorten as Sir Lancelot. Trained at the Guildford School of Acting, Simon’s theatre credits include Sweeney Todd, War of the Worlds, Les Misérables and Stephen Fry’s Cinderella.
- Dale Superville as Patsy. Dale is known for his roles in Swing, New Frock and Way to Go.
- Daniel Cane as Sir Robin. Daniel trained at the Birmingham School of Acting and the Royal Academy of Music. His theatre credits include Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, A Christmas Carol, and The Cole Porter Songbook.
- Marc Akinfolarin as Sir Bedevere. Marc was trained at the Arts Educational Schools London and has appeared in Smokey Joe’s Café, Luck Stuff, Anything Goes, Pirates of Penzance and Soul Man.
- Sarah Harlington as Lady of the Lake. Sarah is the winner of the Best Supporting Actress in a Musical in the Deagu International Music Festival Awards. Her theatre credits include When Midnight Strikes, Fame, Girlfriends, The Human Comedy, Sound of Musicals and Avenue Q.