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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Spamalot Cast announced!

After a great set of auditions we’re pleased to announce that our cast for our production of Monty Pythons Spamalot is: The Show will be Directed by Paula Bland, Musically Directed by Stuart Piddington-Wall and Choreographed by Fay Kemal. Our show blog will be back next week keeping you up to date each week with all […]

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The Mermaid Blog – Opening Night

Good afternoon your fabulous readershipnesses! Crusty here! Also known as Rebecca. I am thrilled to be writing the opening night blog for the first ever production of The Little Mermaid – written by Warren McWilliams. This is my first time playing a villain and though being booed is normally a bad thing, I’m really enjoying […]

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The Mermaid Blog – The Community Night

Hello my poor unfortunate souls. Octavia here, also known as Kate Sanders, and I’m here to tell you all about our first performance, community night! Community night is always very exciting, as it is our chance to not only meet lots of wonderful people from our local community, but also to perform our show in […]

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The Mermaid Blog – The Dress Rehearsal

I am delighted to be playing Shell, one of Mariel’s mermaid sisters and have the absolute pleasure of sharing the details of the Dress Rehearsal… For us mermaids, last night was the last chance to test the strength of our glue-gunned, sequinned and sparkly shell bras – and hope none of us mer-sisters experience a […]

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The Mermaid Blog – The Tech Run

Today was our Technical Rehearsal, an extremely significant milestone in any SMP show! This is the chance our excellent technical team have to really get their hands on the production. It is the chance to make sure that everything is able to run to our often elaborate plans. By the time our cast arrived in the […]

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The Mermaid Blog – Get in and Band Call

The excitement of band call/get in day is like Christmas Eve! There’s a tightly coiled spring of nerves in the pit of your stomach that leave you slightly delirious with anticip . . . . ation! The very first time running through all the musical numbers with the band is without doubt one of the […]

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The Mermaid Blog – Week 15

Hello fellow land dwellers. Prince Derek here, also go by the name Jack, to give you the low down on this week’s little mermaid shenanigans. Wednesday was our first rehearsal in 2 weeks due to Christmas and New years. It was a chance for us to shake off some of the festive cobwebs we had […]

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SMP’s Big Race Night

SMP’s Race Night is back and this time it’s bigger than ever! Join us on the 3rd of March for an evening of fun and frolics as Master Bookmaker Mike Benyon guides us through an evening of ‘Racing’ with a few extra special surprises thrown in throughout the night. Bet on the races, become a […]

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Listen to “A Fairytale Ending”

Here at SMP we’re very lucky to have a plethora of talent to call upon when we put our shows on and if you’ve been to our pantos over the last few years you’ll have noticed that along with plenty of popular songs in our shows we also feature some original music courtesy of our […]

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The Mermaid Blog – Week 14

Hello landlubbers and denizens of the deeps. It’s Lewis here reporting for the Daily Star(fish). Following a snowy weekend off, this week was kicked off at Cannon house with singing recaps under the tutelage of Mike B. Wednesday saw us all running some of the show ahead of the week’s main event – the first […]

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The Mermaid Blog – Week 13

Hello ha fishy friends! This week’s blog is coming from I, the feistiest mer-fish under the sea and one of the mermaid sisters…Storm! We are one Sunday run through down – and we’ve been preparing this week for our second Sunday run and…DUN DUN DUN…first dress rehearsal! Eeeek! The week got off to a swimmingly […]

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