The Games



The Games from Spike Theatre is an enjoyable and good-natured comedy pentathlon: farce, slapstick, music, puppetry and puns (dreadful puns) all combine into a classical romp which ends up winning over the audience with its charm and wit, moving at such a cracking pace it never rests on its laurels. Darrius, Stanzas and Hermaphrodite have […]

FRINGE PREVIEW: The Games by Spike Theatre

“I’ve always been fascinated by the origins of things,” says Mark Smith, artistic director of Spike Theatre and co-director of their Fringe show The Games. “When the 2012 Olympics were announced, I started researching how some of the sports first got started.” “It was fascinating,” he continues. “The Ancient Olympics were like the Glastonbury of […]