Spymonkey News

Assistant Director Call-Out

Spymonkey are looking for an Assistant Director to join their small team for research and development phase of our next production, Apocalypse Wow. If you are a director and would be interested in being part of our collaborative, devising process to kick-start the making of a new Spymonkey show please take a look at the details below and download the info document for more details... View Article

Posted by > 4 May 2021

All Zoomed Out!

Over the last 12 months Spymonkey’s team have continued to support the creative and business development of theatre-makers. We might all be Zoomed out now but it’s been a privilege to have run 22 webinars, for 355 individuals and offered session fees for the whole programme on a sliding scale to ensure freelancers’ affordability.  We gave 57 free places to... View Article

Posted by > 13 April 2021

Garage of Broken Stupid Ideas – Spit ’n Polish Salon

(Sketch performance) Friday 12th March, 6pm (UK) duration 45 mins Pay what you can Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/garage-of-broken-stupid-ideas-spit-n-polish-salon-sketch-performance-tickets-144015158215 In the depths of Lockdown 1.0 we started the Garage of Broken Stupid Ideas, which encouraged artists to come along and get their broken, stupid ideas up on the blocks, and let chief mechanics Aitor Basauri and Toby Park have a good old... View Article

Posted by > 2 March 2021

More Spymonkey The Business and Creative online workshops and webinars for the new year…

Spymonkey are excited to offer more affordable workshops and webinars in the new year. As a result of the success of the recent webinar ‘Fearless, Funny and Female’, which shone a light on Spymonkey’s Petra Massey, we have decided to also shine the spotlight on Artistic Director Aitor Basauri and Associate Artists Stephan Kreiss and Lucy Bradridge. These will be... View Article

Posted by > 18 January 2021

Cultural Recovery Fund

We are delighted to announce that Spymonkey have been successful in their application to the Cultural Recovery Fund. MEDIA RELEASE DATE: 2nd APRIL 2021 Spymonkey to receive £68,871k from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund Spymonkey is among more than 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund  This... View Article

Posted by > 2 April 2021

Petra presents VEGASHITSHOW

Hi. Its Petra. The Girl From Spymonkey. Reporting from the frontline in Las Vegas for Spiegelworld’s VEGASHITSHOW, documenting strategies for fellow performers coping in times of Covid. View forth to witness fly-on-the-wall reportage from Sin City, and maybe feel marginally better about where you at right now!? more here:

Posted by > 5 February 2021

Spymonkey host: Social Media Webinar for Theatre Companies & Artists

Tuesday 16th March, 4.30pm (UK time) 90 mins. With Chris O’Connor Having attended one of Chris’ sessions ourselves recently, the Spymonkey team wanted to set up one of his brilliant webinars for others working in the arts.  The session will give an overview of social media and look at specific tools you can use to best grow your following, increase your... View Article

Posted by > 5 February 2021


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. Full credits and information here. The HD recording is available... View Article

Posted by > 15 January 2021