SMP’s 60th Anniversary Party

SMP are 60 60 years ago a small North London group called Saint Monica’s Players (SMP) was formed. Little did the founders know that they would be starting something quite special, for most people this is a hobby but I think we are all in agreement that SMP has been a happy, special and important […]

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Snow White Production Team Announced.

  We’re pleased to announce that we have confirmed our production team for our next show, Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs. The team sees new faces given a chance to shine and old faces return to provide experience along the way. The show will be directed by Christopher O’Shea who returns to direct his […]

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The Spamalot Blog – Week 14

5,6,7,8!!! Fay Kemal here, and I am choreographer and wardrobe mistress for the fabulous SMP’s production of SPAMALOT!!!! The show is fast approaching and routines and costumes almost complete!!! I have enjoyed and laughed lots whilst setting the routines for this show. The ladies as always are professional and hard working. The men have really […]

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Spamalot Blog – Week 13

Hello from the other side “Sing. Sing. Sing!” It’s a common scream from musical directors, who having spent weeks, even months teaching intricate harmonies find themselves bemused by the fact that the chorus are all either singing the tune or not even singing at all while practising the latest four minute dance routine. It seems […]

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Welwyn Drama Festival – Play updates.

Hello SMP people, it’s Paul Adam Levy here to give you an update on the festival plays. We have two entered in the Welwyn Drama Festival this year, House Proud and An Order of Lunacy (previously known as Rumour of Husband Murder until it was pointed out to me that might be a terrible thing […]

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The Spamalot Blog – Week 12

And I return; fresh from the inexplicable snub that was SMP selecting a 2017 summer show without a featured role for a rabbit. “Why, oh why did you not choose a show that would feature your strongest asset – Archie the rabbit?” my adoring fans lamented as they exited from ‘The Pirates of Penzance’. Thankfully, […]

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The Spamalot Blog – Week 11

Hi Spammers, my name is Lewis and I’m lucky enough to be part of SMPs cast of Spamalot in the Ensemble (And as Sir-Not-Appearing-in-this-blog, but enough on that). Fresh from our first costume rehearsal on Sunday, Monday saw Fay teaching us the Act 1 finale: Run Away. This song sees the wretched Arthur King and […]

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The Spamalot Blog – Week 10

Hello my fellow. Spammers, Maroulla here, I’m another newbie to the SMP family and this is my first ever blog too, so apologies in advance if it’s not up to scratch. Being part of this jolly crew was quite daunting at first, everyone is so connected and quite clearly having a great time, I wanted […]

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The Spamalot Blog – Week 9

Pic 1. Smell my foot. ‘Ello my British chums! Beinvenue to week 9 of Spamalot rehearsals. Another week means another blog, this time in the (in)capable hands of me, Gethin “Sacre Bleu” Segel (French Taunter Deux). I’m a long term SMP chum but first time performer and I am loving working with such a lovely […]

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The Spamalot Blog – Week 8

Hallo England this is Finland calling. I am the mayor as you say and my people and I bring you good fisch slapp, yah? This week Spamalot welcomed back an old face, Debbie Wall’s – who steps in for Emma. The costume department is where all the action took place and the boys had a […]

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Spamalot Blog – Week 7

It’s Steve (Brother Maynard) with this week’s Spamalot Blog and, just like Emma who did last week’s, I too am doing my first show with SMP and writing my first ever blog. Mike B noted a few weeks ago that I’ve taken his award of being the oldest person involved in the show! Thanks Mike, […]

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Spamalot Blog – Week 6

Hi everyone! My name is Emma and I will be playing one of the Laker girls in SMP’s production of Spamalot. This is my first ever blog… eek! And my first show with SMP…even bigger eek! I have seen many SMP shows in the past and have found myself beaming from ear to ear throughout […]

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Spamalot Blog – Week 5

Ever wondered what’s going on in SMP land? What crazy shenanigans could the cast of Saint Monica’s Players be getting up to in preparation for their hotly anticipated production of Monty Python’s Spamalot? Laker Girls leap into the air as Choreographer Mrs Fay Kemal whips them through their cheer routine – boy can these ladies […]

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Spamalot Blog – Week 4

Hi all, Luke here and I shall be playing King Arthur. The show is already coming together nicely and I am loving riding around on my trusty steed (some say it’s less of a steed and more like a couple of coconuts being banged together) in search of the Holy Grail! Having blocked through the […]

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Spamalot Blog – Week 3

So it’s my turn to do the blog! Hey everyone. My names Chris and I will be playing Sir Robin (who throughout the show tends to soil himself on many occasions.) I originally saw Spamalot at the Palace Theatre in the West End in 2007 – where I fell in love with the hilarity of […]

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Spamalot Blog – Week 2

It’s Carl here, part of the ensemble of SMP’s Spamalot. You may remember me from last year’s show Pirates of Penzance, when I had my hand and arm chopped off; or possibly from Urinetown, when I was thrown off a building or from West Side Story when I was stabbed to death. Well, there seems […]

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The Spamalot Blog – Week 1

Hello, my name’s Warren and I’m lucky enough to be playing Sir Lancelot, the French Taunter and The Knight who says Ni in SMP’s production of Spamalot. It’s been a couple of years since I’ve been part of the cast for SMP so it was great to get down to business this week with rehearsals. […]

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