Tag Archives: Eric Idle

PHOTOS: Monty Python Reunites for 'Live' Rehearsal

Surviving members of the Monty Python comedy troupe, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Eric Idle, John Cleese and Terry Gilliam, have gotten together for the first day of rehearsals for their forthcoming show Monty Python Live, being ...

Terry Gilliam: “Monty Python Have Sold Out”

While fans of the Monty Python team are excitedly looking forward to their reunion shows in London this July, it seems some of the performers are slightly less thrilled about the prospect than you may imagine. In fact, Terry Gilliam, ...

‘Monty Python’s Final Circus Gets Global Cinema Release

If you’ve been following the news about the reunited cast of Monty Python’s Flying Circus and their forthcoming ten London concerts, while looking gloomily at the fluff in your pockets and wondering how on earth you could ...

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 ...