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Graham Chapman

 
Graham Chapman Headshot
Date of Birth: January 08, 1941
Date of Death: October 04, 1989 (48)

Birth Place: Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
1964
Performer
  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1964
Performer

Writing

Additional Material
Playwright
Source Material

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
1964
Performer

  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1964
Performer

Writing
Additional Material
Playwright
Source Material

Graham Chapman Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best New Musical
Graham Chapman, Monty Python's Spamalot

Graham Chapman News

The Royal Players Presents MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT Photo The Royal Players Presents MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 10, 2022

This outrageous musical comedy is lovingly ripped off from the film classic, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The Tony Award winning, best musical Monty Python’s Spamalot is coming to Downtown Benton in search of the Holy Grail. Join King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table at the Historical Royal Theatre March 31st-April 10th. This production is made possible by the sponsorship of Stilwell Insurance & Financial Services, Inc. and Roberson & Associates Insurance. Dates are as follows: March 31st - April 2nd and April 7th-9th at 7pm.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!

Experience Theatre Project Presents THE SECRET POLICEMAN'S ORANGE FUZZY BALL Photo Experience Theatre Project Presents THE SECRET POLICEMAN'S ORANGE FUZZY BALL
by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2020

Hey Monty Python lovers! It's time for something completely differenta?? It'sa?" The Secret Policeman's Orange Fuzzy Ball, a team trivia night & parody story inspired by the creative talent of Monty Python. This theatrical presentation of a trivia tournament promises to present an interactive trivia experience for all tournament participants. A storyline follows all trivia rounds, and features side show acts, musical numbers, and a loving tribute to Terry Jones. The trivia will be presented by actors performing as John Cleese, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, and Graham Chapman. Doors open at 6pm for dinner and socializing, trivia competition begins at 7pm.

MONTY PYTHON Actor and Director Terry Jones Has Died at 77 Photo MONTY PYTHON Actor and Director Terry Jones Has Died at 77
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Monty Python star Terry Jones has died, according to the BBC. The news was confirmed by his agent. No further details of his death have been released at this time. Jones was 77 years old.

Stratford Festival Announces Casting For 2020 Season Photo Stratford Festival Announces Casting For 2020 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 17, 2019

With the new Tom Patterson Theatre taking shape on the banks of the Avon River, the Stratford Festival is thrilled to announce key casting as it builds the acting company for its monumental 2020 season.

BWW Review: SPAMALOT at Playhouse Theatre, Glen Eden, Auckland Photo BWW Review: SPAMALOT at Playhouse Theatre, Glen Eden, Auckland
by Monica Moore - Oct 1, 2019

Playhouse Theatre Incorporated has assembled a cast of stellar performers for their production of 'Spamalot' which opened on Saturday night. The laughter and vibe of fun amongst the audience was a testament to the high energy and talent on the stage. All performers more-than-ably delivered the offbeat humour with the right ingredients of 'silly seriousness', sung extremely well, and dance like pros.

BWW Review: SPAMALOT, FINLAND at Tornava's Summer Theater Photo BWW Review: SPAMALOT, FINLAND at Tornava's Summer Theater
by Rosanna Liuski - Aug 11, 2019

Spamalot at Tornava's Summer Theater is full of physical comedy, keen actors and glee on a cool set design!

Full Cast Announced for Agatha Christie's ZERO HOUR Photo Full Cast Announced for Agatha Christie's ZERO HOUR
by Julie Musbach - Jul 8, 2019

Casting is announced for a new production of Agatha Christie's classic whodunit thriller Towards Zero, to be directed by Brian Blessed at The Mill at Sonning.

King Arthur Brings the Search For The Holy Grail to Anchorage Photo King Arthur Brings the Search For The Holy Grail to Anchorage
by Julie Musbach - Apr 22, 2019

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical Monty Python's Spamalot is coming to Anchorage in search of the Holy Grail. Audiences can join King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table May 7-12 in the Atwood Concert Hall, presented by Anchorage Concert Association.

#TBT: SPAMALOT Finds Its Grail on Broadway! Photo #TBT: SPAMALOT Finds Its Grail on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2019

Fourteen years ago today, Monty Python officially came to Broadway with the opening of SPAMALOT at the Shubert Theatre! In honor of the occasion, we're looking on the bright side of life and throwing it back to the show's 2005 Tony Awards performance featuring Sara Ramirez in the role that won her a Tony! Check out the footage below to find your grail!

Graham Chapman Videos

#TBT: SPAMALOT Finds Its Grail on Broadway! Video#TBT: SPAMALOT Finds Its Grail on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2019

Fourteen years ago today, Monty Python officially came to Broadway with the opening of SPAMALOT at the Shubert Theatre! In honor of the occasion, we're looking on the bright side of life and throwing it back to the show's 2005 Tony Awards performance featuring Sara Ramirez in the role that won her a Tony! Check out the footage below to find your grail!

VIDEO: On This Day, March 17- SPAMALOT Begins the Quest of Broadway Previews
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2017

On this day in 2005, Monty Python's SPAMALOT, the smash hit musical lovingly ripped-off from the internationally famous comedy team's most popular motion picture, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, began previews at the Shubert Theater on Broadway.

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Starry Cast of SPAMALOT at the Hollywood Bowl; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!
by Michael Sterling - Jul 29, 2015

The much anticipated 2005 Tony Award-winning Best Musical - Monty Python's Spamalot - has finally arrived and is in rehearsal in Los Angeles for its July 31 - August 2, 2015 run at the historic Hollywood Bowl; and BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling was on hand to talk to the cast.

BWW TV: SPAMALOT Visits LA's Pantages Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 22, 2012

Monty Python's SPAMALOT, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2005, will return to Los Angeles, playing a strictly limited one week engagement February 28 - March 4, 2012 at the Pantages Theatre. Tickets for Monty Python's SPAMALOT may be purchased online at www.BroadwayLA.org or by phone at 1-800-982-2787. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Pantages Box Office and all Ticketmaster outlets. Check out highlights from the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Python's Eric Idle Sings SPAMALOT's 'Bright Side of Life' on Late Night
by Eddie Varley - Oct 15, 2009

Monty Python member and SPAMALOT creator Eric Idle appeared on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and performed the classic 'Always Look At The Bright Side Of Life' with Late Night house band the Roots.

BWW TV: 'SPAMALOT' Star Rick Holmes 'FLIPS-A-LOT' For BroadwayWorld - The Final Flip
by Eddie Varley - Aug 31, 2009

'Monty Python's Spamalot,' the popular musical lovingly ripped-off from the internationally famous comedy team's most popular motion picture, 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail,' openedCenter Theatre Group's 2009-2010 at the Ahmanson Theatre of the Los Angeles Music Center on July 7th. 'Monty Python's Spamalot' plays through September 6, 2009. The Ahmanson production marks the first time the international hit comedy has been presented in Los Angeles. John O'Hurley stars as King Arthur.

BWW TV: 'SPAMALOT' Star Rick Holmes 'FLIPS-A-LOT' For BroadwayWorld -Part 5
by Eddie Varley - Aug 20, 2009

'Monty Python's Spamalot,' the popular musical lovingly ripped-off from the internationally famous comedy team's most popular motion picture, 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail,' openedCenter Theatre Group's 2009-2010 at the Ahmanson Theatre of the Los Angeles Music Center on July 7th. 'Monty Python's Spamalot' plays through September 6, 2009.

BWW TV: 'SPAMALOT' Star Rick Holmes 'FLIPS-A-LOT' For BroadwayWorld - Part 4
by Eddie Varley - Aug 19, 2009

'Monty Python's Spamalot,' the popular musical lovingly ripped-off from the internationally famous comedy team's most popular motion picture, 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail,' openedCenter Theatre Group's 2009-2010 at the Ahmanson Theatre of the Los Angeles Music Center on July 7th. 'Monty Python's Spamalot' plays through September 6, 2009. The Ahmanson production marks the first time the international hit comedy has been presented in Los Angeles. John O'Hurley stars as King Arthur.

'SPAMALOT' Star Rick Holmes 'FLIPS-A-LOT' For BroadwayWorld - Part 3
by Eddie Varley - Aug 5, 2009

BroadwayWorld gave the very talented Rick Holmes, who plays Sir Lancelot and The French Taunter among many other roles in hit musical, a FLIP video camera and set him free backstage and beyond as 'Spamalot' brings some 'Snap snap, grin grin, wink wink, nudge nudge' to sunny Los Angeles.

BWW TV: 'SPAMALOT' Star Rick Holmes 'FLIPS-A-LOT' For BroadwayWorld - Part 2
by Eddie Varley - Jul 27, 2009

'Monty Python's Spamalot,' the popular musical lovingly ripped-off from the internationally famous comedy team's most popular motion picture, 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail,' openedCenter Theatre Group's 2009-2010 at the Ahmanson Theatre of the Los Angeles Music Center on July 7th. 'Monty Python's Spamalot' plays through September 6, 2009.


Graham Chapman Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Graham Chapman been in?
Graham Chapman has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Graham Chapman been in?
Graham Chapman has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Graham Chapman been nominated for?
Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for Monty Python's Spamalot .

How many shows has Graham Chapman written?
Graham Chapman has written 3 shows including Cambridge Circus (Playwright), New Cambridge Circus (Additional Material), Monty Python's Spamalot (Source Material).