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Spike Milligan STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
Original London Production, 1973

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Cast Set For MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the cast of Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Associate Artistic Director Sean Holmes (The Comedy of Errors, Globe), with Ekow Quartey and Amalia Vitale as Benedick and Beatrice.

Joanna Lumley Joins RADIO LIVE at Chichester Festival Theatre in January 2024

They're back! Five years after two sell-out shows, “RADIO LIVE” returns to Chichester Festival Theatre on Saturday 20 January 2024 for another two irresistible performances.

Review: LETTERS LIVE, Royal Albert Hall

The unique event that is Letters Live returned to the Royal Albert Hall to celebrate its tenth anniversary on 16 November. Since December 2013, it has appeared from Wilderness Festival to a refugee camp in Calais, bringing the joy and wonder of the written word to audiences all over the world.


South African performance artist Jemma Kahn and her seven kamishibai stories both start off appearing quite ordinary before revealing remarkable levels of sex, violence and all manner of delightfully sordid behaviour.

Winners Announced For the Writers' Guild Of Great Britain Awards 2023

Writers behind some of the most critically acclaimed works over the last year were honoured at the Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards 2023 ceremony, including Aamina Ahmad, David Edgar, Vivienne Franzmann, Rebecca Hall, Katie Hims, Adam Kay, Neil McKay, and Ben Power.

2022 Year in Review: Cheryl Markosky's Best of 2022 - and Picks for 2023!

One of my favourite theatrical moments of the year at Theatre Royal Bath was Into the Woods: a trippy version of Stephen Sondheim's musical, thanks to Terry Gilliam's surreal Monty Python-esque imagination. This mind-bending show deserves space in the West End soon.

BroadwayWorld UK's Best of 2022

After Covid dealt a stuttering start to the year, 2022 brought some standout shows and performances. Here are some of our critics' highlights from the past twelve months.

2022 Year in Review: Aliya Al-Hassan's Best of 2022

2022 started with the UK fighting with Covid's Omicron variant, which was not really conducive to much theatrical mingling. However, much of the theatre world ralied, as it always does, to bring us some juicy shows and sparkling performances.

Review: SPIKE, Richmond Theatre

SPIKE is based on letters between Milligan and his BBC executives. Ian Hislop and his long-time writing partner Nick Newman have created an affectionate and beautifully staged portrait of the often-troubled mind of this comedy genius.

Review: SPIKE, Salisbury Playhouse

In a fabulously fast-paced and funny tribute to Spike Milligan, writers Ian Hislop and Nick Newman affectionately convey how the extraordinary Anglo-Irishman creates The Goon Show.

Wolverhampton Panto Cast Announced for ALADDIN

Fresh from the West End production of Moulin Rouge The Musical, West End leading lady and singing sensation Zoe Birkett will play Spirit Of The Ring alongside EastEnders’ Beppe Di Marco, Michael Greco as Abanazar. Joining them is CBeebies favourite Ben Cajee in the title role of Aladdin, returning favourites Tam Ryan as Wishee Washee and Ian Adams as Widow Twankey, Duane Gooden as the Genie, Ian Billings as the Notary and introducing Wolverhampton’s own Sofie Anné as Princess Jasmine.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For UK Tour of SPIKE

All new rehearsal photos have been released for the UK tour of Spike. Check out the photos here!

Full Cast Announced For SPIKE, Touring to Theatre Royal Brighton This October

​​​​​​​Full casting has been announced for SPIKE - the comedy by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman that will be visiting Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 11 to Saturday 15 October 2022 as part of a UK tour. 

Cast Announced For SPIKE at the Darlington Hippodrome

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s new comedy, ‘Spike’, is coming to Darlington Hippodrome with a cast including Gavin and Stacey star Robert Wilfort alongside Mischief Theatre’s Patrick Warner and Jeremy Lloyd. 

Full Casting Announced For SPIKE, Touring The UK This Autumn

Full casting has been announced for SPIKE - the comedy by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman that had its world premiere at The Watermill Theatre Newbury in January, and will be touring the UK from 6 September.

SPIKE Will Tour the UK This Autumn Starring John Dagleish

Olivier Award-winning actor John Dagleish (Sunny Afternoon, Farming, The Third Day) will reprise his critically acclaimed role as 'Spike Milligan' this autumn, as SPIKE - the comedy by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman that had its world premiere at The Watermill in January – tours the UK.

Wiltshire Creative Announces Autumn/Winter Season 2022

With the return of Salisbury International Arts Festival imminent, Artistic Director of Wiltshire Creative Gareth Machin today announces the line up the company's Autumn/Winter season.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For SPIKE at The Watermill

All new rehearsal photos have been released for the world premiere of SPIKE, a new comedy by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman. The title role will be played by Olivier Award-winning actor John Dagleish, with Stephen Fry voicing the BBC Announcer at The Watermill from Thursday 27 January – Saturday 5 March.

SPIKE Will Open The 2022 Spring Season At The Watermill Theatre

Details have been announced for the spring season, running from January to May 2022, as well as the appointment of two new Playwrights in Residence.

GHOST OF PETER SELLERS Director, Peter Medak, to Appear on Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Peter Medak, the director of THE GHOST OF PETER SELLERS, is Tom Needham's exclusive guest this Thursday on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM.


How many Broadway shows has Spike Milligan been in?

Spike Milligan has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Spike Milligan been in?

Spike Milligan has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Spike Milligan's first West End show?

Spike Milligan's first West End show was Treasure Island which opened in 1973

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