Monty Python’s Spamalot! is set to tour the UK for nine months starting from this September.  

The show, which is written by Monty Python’s own Eric Idle, will open on 11th September at Blackpool Opera House before embarking on a nine month UK tour.

The new Storyhouse Chester and the Manchester Palace Theatre are among some of the theatres that the tour will be hitting.

For information about group rates and discounts, group travel organisers should contact their chosen theatres.


Inspired by the 1975 film Monty Python and The Holy Grail, this show is a comedy about misfit knights, killer rabbits, dancing nuns and ferocious Frenchmen. The story follows King Arthur as he travels with his hapless Knights of the Round Table on a mission to locate the Holy Grail.

The production include comic tunes such as Brave Sir Robin, We’re Knights of the Round Table, and Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.

Selected tour dates: 

Blackpool Opera House – 11th – 16th September

Bridlington Spa – 19th – 23rd September

Birmingham New Alexandra Theatre – 4th -7th October

Chester Storyhouse – 31st October – 4th November

Manchester Palace – 7th – 11th November

Portsmouth New Theatre Royal – 20th – 24th February

Coventry Belgrade Theatre – 27th February – 3rd March

Wirral Floral Pavilion – 3rd – 7th April

Details of more tour dates and locations can be found on the Sellardoor website.

More about the show

The new Spamalot! tour is produced by Selladoor Productions and Mercury Theatre Colchester, where the show has previously been running.

Spamalot! is directed by Daniel Buckroyd and written by Eric Idle who was a member of Monty Python and has been entertaining the public for 50 years.

Idle also wrote the score for Spamalot! alongside John DuPrez who worked on Monty Python’s film The Meaning of Life.

Spamalot! was the winner of the 2005 Tony Award for Best New Musical, while it enjoyed a West End run.

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