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August International Workshops

We’ve just confirmed the following week-long US workshops led by Jt Artistic Director Aitor Basauri: 7th- 12th August – Creating Clown Material – Celebration Barn Maine USA  (link to CB website) 15th – 19th August – Clown Masterclass Intensive – Los Angeles 22nd – 26th August – Clown Masterclass Intensive – New York   And there’s a rare opportunity to... View Article

Posted by > 27 June 2017

Enter The Dragons

Directed by Spymonkey’s Toby Park and designed by our very own Lucy Bradridge, we are delighted to see A&E Comedy’s ‘Enter The Dragons’ win a Brighton Fringe ‘Best of the Festival’ award. It’s written and performed by Emma Edwards and Abigail Dooley, who monkeyfans may recall wrote a sitcom pilot for Spymonkey called Fleapit, in which the four of us... View Article

Posted by > 6 June 2017

Spymonkey Arrivals

We are currently working on a number of very exciting creative projects for 2018 and beyond. More details will be available soon. If you want to be kept abreast of our movements do subscribe to our newsletter on our Join page.

Posted by > 6 June 2017

Shakespeare Death Cards to be published by Chronicle Books

MEDIA RELEASE – 17 March 2017 Contact: Jessica Chambers Abrams & Chronicle Books Chronicle Books to release Great Shakespearean Deaths Card Game by Spymonkey and Chris Riddell Chronicle Books, which is distributed in the UK and Europe by Abrams & Chronicle Books, announced today plans to release a new format of the highly successful Great Shakespearean Deaths Card Game.... View Article

Posted by > 18 March 2017

One Day Without Us

Here at Spymonkey we are supporting the #1DayWithoutUs protest. Our work as a company has been defined by our membership of the EU, providing us with the freedom to collaborate across borders, to take our work to audiences across the continent without hindrance from restrictions of movement of goods and services. These freed0ms we have taken to be natural, and... View Article

Posted by > 20 February 2017

Chichester Festival Theatre

Last chance to catch The Complete Deaths on its UK tour will be next week at the Minerva Theatre, our first ever visit to Chichester Festival Theatre! Here’s an interview with Toby for Chichester Festival Theatre blog: How did the idea for The Complete Deaths come about? We had been thinking about doing a Shakespeare comedy – ‘Two Gentlemen’ perhaps,... View Article

Posted by > 7 February 2017

APAP New York

Following our knockout run at Chicago Shakes – 90% capacity over the whole run! – I’m looking forward to visiting the APAP convention in New York 5th – 10th January. If anyone wants to contact me there drop me a line at or +44 7766 712757. I can show you my wares. We are working with 12 Corners Management... View Article

Posted by > 4 January 2017

Chicago Shakes

We’ve had such a joyous time in Chicago it is tough to say goodbye. Big fat sell-out audiences who laughed, cried and got the work, a great theatre, some excellent new friends, and some spectacular weather. Well done everyone – a great end to a great year! Here’s a round-up of reviews and blogs. “Life-affirmative with a macabre twist. Very... View Article

Posted by > 13 December 2016

Upcoming events

Oct 2 @ 10:30 am – Oct 6 @ 5:30 pm
London clown masterclass @ English Touring Theatre | England | United Kingdom
***THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW SOLD OUT*** A rare masterclass opportunity with Spymonkey jt artistic director and internationally renowned teacher of clown, Aitor Basauri from Spain/UK!  CLOWN MASTERCLASS INTENSIVE WORKSHOP English Touring Theatre 25 Short Street London SE1 8LJ 10.30am – 5.30pm / 2nd – 6th October 2017 Cost: £340 (inc. VAT) ***WAITING LIST ONLY: please download and fill out our... View Article