Seventy minutes

Seven seasons

One Spike


Buffy Revamped

Seventy minutes

Seven seasons

One Spike


Seventy minutes. Seven seasons. One Spike.

Writer and performer Brendan Murphy
Director Hamish MacDougall

Winner: Best One Person Show and Best Comedy Performance at the DarkChat Awards.

Officially the Best Reviewed Comedy Show of Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2023

In this fast-paced new production we bring you the entire 144 episodes of the hit 90s TV show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, as told through the eyes of the one person who knows it inside out… Spike.

Funny, satirical and bursting with 90s pop-culture references, it’s the perfect parody for Buffy aficionados and those who never enrolled at Sunnydale High alike.

Created by comedian Brendan Murphy whose last show, FRIEND (The One with Gunther), recently won the award for Best Play in the World Wide Comedy Awards.

Recommended for ages 14+. Strong language and adult themes.


Nov 22 - Dec 31, 2023
Lighthouse Artspace
Toronto, Canada


Writer & Performer

Brendan Murphy

Brendan is an actor, writer and voice-over artist. 

His critically acclaimed parody show FRIEND (The One With Gunther) won Best Play at the World Wide Comedy Awards and returned to Edinburgh Fringe in 2023 ahead of a new UK tour in 2024.

An experienced improviser, Brendan is a member of BBC Radio One's BattleActs! and a guest player for Second City and Monkey Toast. Regularly performing in the Olivier award-nominated Potted Potter, he has toured extensively across the US and Canada including a residency at Bally's, Las Vegas, which won Best New Show in the Best Of Las Vegas Awards. 

He is co-creator of the ARIA award-nominated satirical comedy podcast NonCensored with Rosie Holt. Other writing credits include The Mawaan & Emily Show (BBC Asian Network), SO! Beano (Sky Kids) and Comedians In Quarantine (Comedy Central) with co-writer Kiell Smith-Bynoe.


Hamish MacDougall

Recent credits include The War of the Worlds (UK Tour/Stanford USA); Project Dictator (New Diorama Theatre); Friend (The One With Gunther) Seabright Productions/Wilton’s Music Hall/Adelaide Fringe); Willy by William Andrews (Soho/Pleasance); Hammerhead by Joseph Morpurgo (Soho/Southbank /Pleasance/Tour and winner of The Brighton Comedy Award and Pleasance Best Comedy Show 2018); Soothing Sounds For Baby by Joseph Morpurgo (Soho/Pleasance and nominated for Edinburgh Comedy Award, named as Time Out number one comedy show of the year); Life and Rhymes by Abandoman (Udderbelly/Edinburgh/Soho/Melbourne); The 24 Hour Plays (Old Vic); The Narcissist which Hamish co-wrote with Graham Dickson (Underbelly/Toomler Amsterdam/BAC); and Zoo by Lily Bevan (Theatre 503).

'If you’re a Buffy fan, go and see this show.'
Broadway World
'Uproariously funny'
West End Best Friend
'A fang-tastic send-up of a brilliant TV show'
Broadway Baby
'A hilarious romp through Buffy’s life and times.'
'Ingeniously chaotic'
Theatre Weekly
'Comedy theatre at its finest… The show is supernaturally good.'
'A must-see for Buffy fans!'
'A riotously good time'
EdFringe Review
'An exceptional performance.'
'Hilarious, energetic and absolutely spot on.'
Theatre & Tonic
'Brendan Murphy is brilliant, the show is brilliant'
'You're going to want to sink your teeth into Buffy Revamped.'
Short Theatre Reviews
'A neat, densely referential, fondly disrespectful tribute.'
The Times
'Crowd-pleasing, nostalgia-soaked homage to the cult 1990s TV show.'
The Stage
'Do yourself a favour, go see Buffy: Revamped! This show slays!'
'The ultimate binge watch for Buffy fans.'
Manchester Evening News
'Murphy delivers.'
Glam Adelaide
'You’ll feel like you’ve travelled back in time to Sunnydale.'
Hi Fi Way
‘Excellent one man show… a real delight.’
'An energetic satire of all seven series.'
Edinburgh Reporter
'Buffy Revamped shows that good ideas never die.'
Edinburgh Review
'Had the audience in stitches.'
Performing Arts Magazine
'Gloriously well written.'
The Theatre Talk
'A must see for any Buffy fan.'
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