Toby Park

OFFIE AWARD FINALISTS

Spymonkey’s HD version of COOPED/HYSTERIA (2019) has been selected as a finalist in the ONCOMM awards, the UK Off West-End online awards, in the category of Best Pre-Lockdown Recording. The show was recorded live in June 2019 at the Liverpool Playhouse. Cooped tours under the title HYSTERIA in the USA.

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…is Spymonkey’s Christmas Carol free-to-stream

As our little prezzie to you all, the FullHD version of SPYMONKEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL, recorded live at Liverpool Playhouse in 2019 will be FREE TO VIEW everywhere in the world this Sunday 20th for 5 days. We saved the best till last! And lord knows it’s needed right now! The

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Dear Conservative Government

We would so love to know how to plan for 2021. No deal is going to make it impossible for us to exist, as a major part of the company is non-UK. Some have Leave To Remain, but some of us are not eligible for that, as they’ve always been

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All I Want For Christmas…

…is a Spymonkey Christmas prezzie! What The Dickens?! Created by Spymonkey with illustrator and former children’s laureate Chris Riddell, this is a card game to warm the cockles of your heart! Fun for all the family, and featuring favourite characters from Charles Dickens’ best-loved story. The rules are based on

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COVID-19 Emergency Physical Comedy Aid Package

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, in order to try to keep your global peckers up, we are releasing free online versions of our shows to the world over the next weeks. We hope these will be of help in cheering you up and boosting your immune systems! You might

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Emergency ACE Funding

Some good news this morning: Spymonkey are receiving emergency Arts Council of England funds to allow us to continue to operate through the COVIDeousness. We’d like to thank all the #NationalLottery players who take a punt every week, as well as Arts Council of England, for stepping up to plate

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Thoughts from a clown student in isolation

by Josie Cerise, Spymonkey 2020 bursary recipient ‘Naïve enough to start, stubborn enough to finish’ Ross Edgley, an extreme athlete’s mantra before starting a new physical challenge. I started my ‘clowning journey’ (how very yoga) 12 years ago, I was a naïve acting student who thought I would be really

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‘Jack Absolute’ at the National Theatre

We are delighted to announce that Spymonkey’s Toby Park will be working as Physical Comedy Director for ‘Jack Absolute Flies Again’ at the Olivier, Richard Bean and Oliver Chris’s new adaptation of Sheridan’s The Rivals, directed by Thea Sharrock. https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/jack-absolute-flies-again

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A CHRISTMAS PRESENT FROM SPYMONKEY

ALL DAY Sunday 22nd December, our side-splittingly, eye-wateringly, laugh-out-loud funny Spymonkey’s Christmas Carol, recorded live at Liverpool Playhouse last year, will be free to view for everyone everywhere. Snuggle up, here’s the link: https://vimeo.com/r/2tEa/NUZYSm14Qy[link is valid all day tomorrow, Sunday 22nd, even though if you click on it today, Saturday,

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CHRISTMAS WITH SPYMONKEY

We thought it would be nice to spend a bit of quality time with our international Family of Monkey this Yule-tide, so we are giving you all a Christmas present! For 24 hours from midday on Sunday 22nd December we’ll be making our live recording of Spymonkey’s A Christmas Carol

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