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FIRST REVIEWS FOR THE FROGS

Buoyed by an encouraging first raft of reviews from our opening of The Frogs at Royal & Derngate…   ★★★★ “As engaging as it is audacious” THE OBSERVER   “Inspiring” THE TELEGRAPH   ★★★★ “Totally crazy but incredibly funny” REVIEWS HUB   ★★★★ “Painfully funny” LIBBY PURVES THEATRECAT   “Impeccable

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Christmas Carol 4 yoooooo!

Spymonkey loves you! We are celebrating a corker of a year in which we launched 3 whole new shows – Orpheus at the Vienna Volksoper, Hairy at Polka Theatre in London and the Pavilion Worthing, and The Frogs. The last of these has its world premiere at Royal & Derngate

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First glimpse of Frogs rehearsals

Rehearsal photographs by Manuel Harlan, at South East Dance, Brighton 13th Dec 2023. With actors Aitor Basauri, Jacoba Williams, Toby Park, director Joyce Henderson, writer Carl Grose, designer Lucy Bradridge, stage manager Katie Bosomworth, sound designer Beth Duke. The Frogs show page.      

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London run announced for The Frogs

Hot off the press: Spymonkey’s new touring show The Frogs, performed by Toby Park, Aitor Basauri and Jacoba Williams will perform at Kiln Theatre 8th February – 2nd March 2024. For full details of performance times and booking, please visit the Kiln Theatre website. Spymonkey, Kiln Theatre and Royal &

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Spymonkey Calling Northampton Hoofers

Calling all frog-tastic tap dancers! We’re ready to hop to it and put the ‘toad’ in ‘toe-tapping’! 🐸 We are looking to cast a community ensemble of tap dancers for our upcoming co-production with Spymonkey of The Frogs. The ensemble will work closely with a dance and community practitioner, choreographer, director and the cast of the show. To apply, you must be 18+ and available

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Frogs

Spymonkey’s The Frogs

We are very pleased to announce news of our latest show, which will see Toby and Aitor reunited on stage for the first time since 2019. The creative team includes Spymonkey’s long-standing designer Lucy Bradridge, writer Carl Grose (who last worked with Spymonkey on Oedipussy in 2012), director Joyce Henderson,

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Orpheus revival in Vienna

Spymonkey’s smash hit operetta is back, running at the Volksoper Vienna for the following performances: 6th, 9th, 13th, 17th, 24th, 28th September 2023 1st, 3rd, 8th, 13th October 2023 “A triumph of comedy. Simply brilliant.” Wiener Zeitung “Spymonkey’s directing team Toby Park & Aitor Basauri have proved themselves, turbo-charging this

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Time Out review

★★★★ Joyously out there kids’ show about a group of bickering hair follicles from stage comedy legends Spymonkey With ‘Hairy’, veteran theatre comedy troupe Spymonkey sets its sights on kids’ theatre for the first time – and the results are absolute chaos, a world away from the cosy predictability and

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Reviews for Hairy

★★★★“…one of the most ingenious kids’ shows around right now…you’d be mad to miss it” The Stage ★★★★“Lively, bold and energetic, Hairy is the perfect family show.” LouReviews ★★★★“This extraordinary, exhilarating and joyously ridiculous show from Spymonkey shouts to the rooftops about Polka’s principles of equality, inclusion, diversity, and offering children the

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