Spike Prod Shot

SPIKE

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Richmond Theatre
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Tue 8 Nov - Sat 12 Nov 2022

Pre-sale opens for members at:

Fri 20 May 9:00

General sale opens at: Mon 23 May 0:00

SPIKE is an absurdly funny new play by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman (The Wipers Times, Trial By Laughter, A Bunch of Amateurs) that delves into the inner workings of one of our most unique and brilliantly irreverent comedy minds.

Richmond Theatre

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Tue 8 Nov - Sat 12 Nov 2022
Richmond Theatre, The Green, Richmond, TW9 1QJ
Tue - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:30
For group bookings of 10 or more:

Why go and see it?

“I’m not acting crazy. I’m the genuine article.”

It’s the booming fifties, and Britain is in the clutches of Goon mania as men, women and children across the country scramble to get their ear to a wireless for another instalment of The Goon Show.

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While Harry Secombe and Peter Sellers get down to the serious business of becoming overnight celebrities, fellow Goon and chief writer Spike finds himself pushing the boundaries of comedy, and testing the patience of the BBC.

Will Spike’s dogged obsession with finding the funny elevate The Goons to soaring new heights, or will the whole thing come crashing down with the stroke of a potato peeler?

Extracts from The Goons used with the kind permission of Spike Milligan Productions. 

Nights you don't want to miss

  • Opening Night
    Come and join us for our first performance.

Richmond Theatre

Richmond Theatre, The Green, Richmond, TW9 1QJ
Richmond (District Line), Overground (SW Trains)
The Box Office will open 90 minutes prior to the performance start time.
There is a bar on each level of the theatre
Avoid the queues and be our guest in the Ambassador lounge. Add some sparkle to your night out and enjoy a show with bespoke service.
There is no cloakroom available at this venue.

Richmond Theatre is established as one of the most successful theatres in the country, presenting a wide range of quality drama, record breaking musicals, opera, dance and family entertainment each year, Richmond Theatre welcomes a quarter of a million theatre goers to over 40 outstanding productions annually, performing for about 49 weeks every year!

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Richmond Theatre

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Tue 8 Nov - Sat 12 Nov 2022
Richmond Theatre, The Green, Richmond, TW9 1QJ
Tue - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:30
For group bookings of 10 or more: