Benji Sperring Benji Sperring Welcome to the website of Benji Sperring, theatre director, adaptor, dramaturg and developer. Based in London and directing across the UK and internationally, Benji has worked with world-famous estates and titles to bring musicals, comedies and dramas to the stage for the first time in bold, ambitious productions which garner cult followings, effervescent audiences and critical acclaim.


Projects (as Director)

An Act Of God (European premiere)
Vaults Theatre London

Night Of The Living Dead - Live! (European Premiere)
Pleasance Theatre London and European Tour

Liver Birds Flying Home (World Premiere)
Royal Court Liverpool

The Toxic Avenger - The Musical (European Premiere)
Southwark Playhouse, Pleasance Edinburgh, and Arts Theatre West End
Released worldwide on BroadwayHD

Shock Treatment
- The Rocky Horror Sequel (World Premiere)
Kings Head Theatre

How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
(First UK revival)
Wilton's Music Hall

The Stripper
St James Theatre (now The Other Palace)

Valley Of Song (World Premiere)
Finborough Theatre

The Immortal Hour (Centenary Production)
Finborough Theatre

Holy Crap (World Premiere)
Kings Head Theatre

Hamilton (Lewis) (World Premiere)
Assembly Rooms Edinburgh and Kings Head Theatre

The Bald Prima Donna
Old Red Lion Theatre

The Blind and The Intruder
Old Red Lion Theatre

The Monk
Barons Court Theatre

Palace Theatre Manchester

Awards and Nominations

Whatsonstage Awards Shock Treatment, Best off-West End Production.

OffWestEnd Awards – Shock Treatment, Best Musical Production, Best Actress, Best Lighting, Best Costume, Best Director; The Toxic Avenger, Best New Musical, Best Director, Best Actor in a Leading Role (x2), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (x2), Best Costume; The Stripper, Best Actor, Night of the Living Dead, Best Design, Best Sound Design, Best Costume Design.

Musical Theatre Review Shock Treatment, Best New Musical; Hamilton (Lewis), Best New Musical.