Author Archives for Toby Park

Complete Deaths to premiere at Brighton Festival

December 3, 2015 6:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We are delighted to announce that The Complete Deaths will have its world premiere at Brighton Festival in May 2016, a co-production for the Festival’s 50th celebrations. The production sees a wealth of Brighton talent coming together to work on the show with the Spymonkey ensemble, based in Brighton since 1998: director and adaptor Tim Crouch, designer Lucy Bradridge, Spymonkey... View Article

Rehearsals for Complete Deaths

September 26, 2015 9:25 am Published by Leave your thoughts

We start the first phase of rehearsals for our new touring The Complete Deaths on Monday! Very excited to be in the same room again, beating the living crap out of each other! Blood baths, maggots, poison dripped in ears, princes jumping off towers, asps. We will be working as company-in-residence at University of the Arts, Central St Martins, giving... View Article

Mack & Mabel reviews & UK tour

September 3, 2015 12:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

“It’s the Mack-style comedy, though, that steals the show. Re-creations of silent-film scenes, as arranged by clowning company Spymonkey, culminating in the Keystone Cop number Hit ’Em on the Head, are the true beating heart of Mack’s story.” The Observer (read more)   CFT’s Mack & Mabel, and in particular Spymonkey’s physical comedy direction, has been getting some great responses from... View Article

Petra at the Globe

September 1, 2015 8:51 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Petra is currently on loan to Shakespeare’s Globe in London playing Mistress Overdone in Dominic Dromgoole’s production of ‘Measure for Measure’, his last before he gives up his artistic directorship of the Globe. She is also appearing as Leader of the Furies, Cilissa and Chorus in Adele Thomson’s production of Oresteia which is in preview before its premiere later this... View Article

New Wikipedia page

August 1, 2015 9:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Brighton’s excellently erudite Peter Chrisp has made a superb job of updating our the Spymonkey Wikipedia page: Spymonkey – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. We invite anyone with an interest to contribute additional content.

July newsletter

July 1, 2015 7:59 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Mack & Mabel :: Globe :: Complete Deaths :: US workshops Phew, missus, what a scorcher! To keep your fluid levels up, here’s some gently cooling news from Spymonkey… SPYMONKEY COMEDY DIRECTORS Toby and Aitor are currently directing physical comedy for Chichester Festival Theatre’s new production of Jerry Herman’s classic Broadway musical Mack & Mabel, starring Michael Ball and Rebecca... View Article

e-Newsletter archives

July 1, 2015 5:51 am Published by Leave your thoughts

archive of Spymonkey e-newsletters stretching back into the mists of time for your edification please and thank you.