Snow White Blog – Week 10

Following on from sensational performances in both Urinetown and Spamalot, it was not a shock to receive a call requesting me to be a part of SMP’s 2019 pantomime, Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs. “Archie,” Director Chris O’Shea said to me in a brief but meaningful phone call, “you don’t need to audition, I […]

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Snow White Blog – Week 8

Hi (ho!) you lovely Panto goers, After a couple of shows off  I am very excited to be back for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. I will be performing as Lazy Dwarf – such a hard task! 😉 . I have been lucky enough to have been part of this company since 2003, but […]

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Snow White Blog – Week 7

I’m Hayley Buck, assistant choreographer for SMP’s next panto, Snow White! I am sooo excited to be back doing what I love after a 6 year absence and working with such a talented cast and production team! It’s been a very busy week to say the least! So, on Monday, we set ‘Queen of the […]

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Snow White Blog – Week 6

And… 5,6,7,8… Well, hello there! I am Wendy Cooper, Choreographer for SMP’s Snow White. This is the first show I’ve choreographed for SMP & I am having the BEST time! Whilst it feels really strange being stood at the front of the room, the cast have been so welcoming and encouraging! This week has been […]

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Snow White Blog – Week 5

Hello everyone, this is Carl, I am very excited to be in this show as ensemble and King and my bad choice in second wives starts the cogs turning on this story, wonderfully adapted for SMP by the talented Warren McWilliams. On Monday, we were working hard (not quite 9 to 5) on one of […]

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Snow White Blog – Week 3

Hello everyone, I’m Michael and I’ll be playing the role of ‘Muddles’ in SMPs “Snow White” Rehearsals are now in full swing and Monday night saw some of the principles setting the opening scene for the show, whilst the rest of the cast were setting the routine for a very special song. Once again we […]

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Snow White Blog – Week 2

Hi all, my names Tina and this year I’m playing the roll of Greedy Dwarf. I am loving it because it means I can eat onstage….bring on the stage snacks!! This week in the land of panto has been brilliant as always… I have totally immersed myself in my role of Greedy Dwarf, including demolishing lots […]

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Snow White Blog – Week 1

Mwah ha ha ha ha ha….oh sorry, didn’t see you there, I was just practicing my evil cackle… Welcome to week two of our infamous panto blog, I’m Jo Mac and I have the absolute pleasure of playing your wicked queen in SMPs spectacular pantomime “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” I’m totally thrilled to […]

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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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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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