The Spamalot Blog – Show Week

Wow!!! SPAMALOT show week. What an amazing week it has been. I’m Stuart, the Musical Director, and it gives me huge amounts of pleasure to be able to write this blog. From opening night through to closing night, this has been an awesome week in history that will stay with SMP for a long time. […]

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The Spamalot Blog – Opening Night

 Edmonton 2018 AD. A cast united and an audience overjoyed! I’m Rebecca Gediking and I am delighted to be playing the part of ‘Historian’ in SMP’s marvellous production of ‘Spamalot’. I’m thrilled that I have been asked to write about our opening night and what a night it was! This will be a performance that […]

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The Spamalot Blog – The Dress Rehearsal.

S.P.A…M.A.L…O.T… SPAMALOT!!! Woooohoooo!! Shakes Pom Poms, cheesy smile and… runs off stage for next quick change… Hey! I’m Wendy & I’m playing one of the lovely Laker girls in SMP’s Spamalot. We have had an absolute blast rehearsing for this show. Now, it’s time to open up the theatre doors & share this incredible show […]

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The Spamalot Blog – The Tech Rehearsal.

Click Clop, Click Clop… Oh, hello people! I’m Michael and I’m playing ‘Patsy’ – King Arthur’s trusty servant and noble steed. What were we up to last night? I hear you scream?! Well let me tell you… and no we weren’t just pissing around in Camelot. Last night was our “Tech Rehearsal”. Which is ‘Stagey’ […]

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The Spamalot Blog – The Final Rehearsal Week

So the last week of rehearsals has arrived and what a week it’s been…. Saturday a lot of us attended a picnic for little jasper ‘boy of joy!’ Mcwilliams to celebrate his 2nd birthday! Now I know that’s not Spamalot related but to a lot of us, myself included SMP is more than singing and […]

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The Spamalot Blog – Week 15

Hi everyone! Connor here a.k.a The Minstrel a.k.a the only person in the entire show who gets to say the word “Penis”, and it’s my turn to keep you all up to date on this week’s rehearsals. It was a beautiful day on Monday and we turned up at the Intimate ready to dance ourselves […]

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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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