Tag Archives: Eric Idle

Monty Python Update: One Show! Five Shows! Ten Shows!

This is becoming a little like the speech given by the leader of the Spanish Inquisition about their chief weapons.

The Moaning Of Live: Monty Python’s Return In Full

So, having reported a couple of days ago that the five members of the Monty Python team that have very much not kicked the bucket and gone on to meet their maker (et cetera) are getting back together, it seems their reunion is more of a ...

And Now For Something Incompletely Different…

Amid the spiralling attentiornado around a certain other British TV show of the past (and future), we bring news of a classic comedy comeback, of sorts.

WATCH: How Modern Movie Trailers Would Market Monty Python’s ‘Holy Grail’

This is a delight on two levels.

One: It’s a reswizzled trailer for Monty Python and the Holy Grail made by Stéphane Bouley, and using all of the most common tricks trailermakers use to try and add booming gravitas to every tiny moment in a film. So it has the ...

Watch: Trailer For Insane Graham Chapman/Monty Python Biopic ‘A Liar’s Autobiography’

OK, so here’s the deal. It’s a film called A Liar’s Autobiography, based on the autobiography written by Graham Chapman (liar, and member of the Monty Python team).

New Animated Graham Chapman Biopic Announced, And Yes, It’s Silly

The history of the Monty Python team is currently undergoing a very thorough excavation for dramatic purposes, as there are not one but two dramatic re-enactments of their working lives in production. BBC Four have commissioned the Life ...

Happy Monty Python Day!

Back on October 5, 1969, the first episode of the sketch comedy Monty Python’s Flying Circus premiered, bringing something completely different to UK television, inspiring many a young comedian, and brilliantly warping the ...

John Oliver Headlines New Film With Monty Python’s Terry Jones

You’ve heard his voice all over BBC AMERICA, and you’ve watched him as a Daily Show with Jon Stewart correspondent: now British comedian John Oliver is set to star in Absolutely Anything, a comedy directed by Monty Python ...

On Sale Now: Eric Idle’s Not The Messiah (He’s A Very Naughty Boy)

Attention fans of Monty Python: legendary troupe member Eric Idle has created a show based on the 1979 film Monty Python’s Life of Brian. It’s titled Not The Messiah (He’s A Very Naughty Boy), and it’s out on ...