Spymonkey News

Christmas Carol reviews are in!

…and they are rocking! ★★★★ The Times “Emotionally true to the spirit of the redemptive tale, yet its zany approach is original and refreshingly free from sugary sentiment. “Feel you’ve digested this story over so many Christmases past that it has become as unappetising as Brussels sprouts? Then prepare for a treat. This inventively unhinged take on the seasonal favourite... View Article

Posted by > 20 December 2018

CC video blaps

Here you go, humbuggers, the Ghosts of Past, Present and Futuuuuuuure…

Posted by > 17 November 2018

Liverpool rehearsal pics

A glimpse behind the scenes at our September Christmas Carol rehearsals at the Liverpool Everyman (and a couple from Brighton in June!) More information about the show here: https://www.spymonkey.co.uk/a-christmas-carol.html LEP pics by Brian Roberts / Brighton pics by Maja Park-Roesel

Posted by > 8 November 2018

Christmas Carol images

We are currently in rehearsals for Spymonkey’s A Christmas Carol at Liverpool Playhouse! The show will play in Liverpool 8th Dec 2018 – 12th Jan 2019. Here’s a selection of images from our studio shoot. More information about the show on the Christmas Carol pages. Studio photography by John Hunter for Ruler Performers: Aitor Basauri, Petra Massey, Sophie Russell &... View Article

Posted by > 4 October 2018

Fabulous Backstroms in Prix Italia

YLE, the Finnish national broadcaster, has just announced they have nominated their broadcast of the Fabulous Bäckström Brothers show as the Finnish entry for the Prix Italia TV awards later this year. The show was co-written and directed by Toby Park and Aitor Basauri of Spymonkey. The show received joyous reception, standing ovations and rave reviews on its visit to... View Article

Posted by > 8 June 2018

Spymonkey job vacancy: Producer (maternity cover)

We are currently looking for someone to fill the post of producer to cover maternity leave from September 2018! Full details and application information can be downloaded here, Applicants will also need to complete a diversity monitoring form downloadable here.

Posted by > 1 June 2018

New Spymonkey collaborations

In parallel with getting our Christmas Carol off the starting blocks for Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse, (which went on sale to the public last week and is off to a roaring start apparently), Spymonkey are involved in a number of collaborations with companies across the UK over the next few months: Toby is working as physical comedy director on the... View Article

Posted by > 23 May 2018