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Rock God Brian May...to play God...in Spamalot!

Friday 06 September 2013

Queen guitarist and music legend Brian May is set to join the ever-increasing list of celebrities appearing as God in Monty Python’s Spamalot, all for charity.  ‘The Season of Spamalot Charity Gods’ at The Playhouse Theatre has been created to raise money for several charities which are supported by the actors who are playing God.

Rock God Brian May...to play God...in Spamalot!

May steps into the heavenly robes previously worn by Hugh Bonneville, Michael Palin, Barbara Windsor, Larry Lamb, Bradley Walsh, Simon Callow and Christopher Biggins.  The role is usually played by Monty Python legend and Spamalot-helmer Eric Idle.
 
Brian May took time out of his busy schedule to film the part of God, which will be shown during each performance of the Spamalot musical from Monday 9th – Saturday 14th September. His nominated charity is the Save Me Campaign, a non-profit organisation that takes a stance against the persecution and torture of wildlife for sport.

He said: “The opportunity to play God has got to be something that you can’t possibly pass up. I really, really didn’t want to stop. Once you’ve played God, nothing else will match up to that experience and I can quite understand what’s happened to David Cameron! I love Monty Python, always have done. Spamalot is a wonderful show and it’s very up-to-the-minute, it doesn’t date at all, and I recommend everyone see it at least five times.”

The role of God features in Spamalot when King Arthur and the Knights of The Round Table are given their quest to find The Holy Grail.  Sir Howard Panter, producer of Spamalot for Ambassador Theatre Group, said; “It is a wonderful opportunity to be able to bring friends of the show in to the role of God in this way, so that we can help such deserving causes while making audiences laugh at the same time.”

The charities benefiting from the season include the Headley Court Rehabilitation Centre, The Make A Wish Foundation, the Great Ormond Street Hospital, Scene & Heard, Stage For Age and Keats Community Library

Comedian and actor Les Dennis is currently playing King Arthur, while musical theatre legend and TV star Bonnie Langford plays The Lady of The Lake. Other stars who have appeared as King Arthur include Joe Pasquale, Stephen Tompkinson, Jon Culshaw and Marcus Brigstocke. Warwick Davis joins the cast as Patsy from 23rd September through to 19th October 2013.

Spamalot is showing at the Playhouse Theatre until 8th February 2014


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