Spamilton at the Menier Chocolate Factory: exclusive first look

The musical lampoon of the iconic Pulitzer-winning Broadway show is having its UK premiere next week

Marc Akinfolarin, Julie Yammanee and Eddie Elliott
Marc Akinfolarin, Julie Yammanee and Eddie Elliott
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Spamilton has its UK premiere at the Menier Chocolate Factory this month, and photos have been released offering a first look at the show.

The piece is a parody musical which satirises Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop musical Hamilton. The piece premiered in New York in 2016 and features numbers including "Look Around (The Schuyler Puppets)", "The Film When It Happens" and "Aaron Burr, Sir, Nervous-er". It also parodies musicals including Sweeney Todd, Gypsy and The Book of Mormon.

The cast is composed of Marc Akinfolarin, Jason Denton, Eddie Elliott, Liam Tamne and Julie Yammanee, with special guests Sophie-Louise Dann and Damian Humbley.

The production has choreography by Gerry McIntyre, design by Morgan Large, costume by Dustin Cross, lighting by Tim Lutkin, sound by Gregory Clarke and Jonathan Everett, musical arrangements by Fred Barton and musical direction by Simon Beck.