Tag Archives: John Cleese

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 ...

More Busy Benedict News: He’s In The New Monty Python Film

OK, so there isn’t really a new Monty Python film per se, but it’s pretty close to being one, and it looks like the purpetually busy Benedict will be its star.

Former Python John Cleese to Write Autobiography

It’s reason enough to buy a Kindle. John Cleese, the British funnyman who was a founding member of the Monty Python comedy group, starred in the Britcom Fawlty Towers (1975-79) and in the film A Fish Called Wanda (1988), has signed to ...

10 ‘Doctor Who’ Actors Who Were Also in Bond Movies

Note: for reasons of canonical purity we’re excluding spoofs, even the 1967, Bond-mocking Casino Royale. Sadly this means the list can’t include Jonathan Pryce, Joanna Lumley, Ronnie Corbett, Bernard Cribbins or Rowan ...

James Bond Roundup: Watch Daniel Craig’s Beer Commercial – and Other 007 Tie-In Ads

You don’t have to shake or stir beer. But that’s not the reason you’re going to be seeing James Bond drinking a brewski instead of a Stoli in at least one scene in Skyfall.

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).

The Brit List: 10 Famous British Moustaches

Tom Weston-Jones and Kevin Ryan have some work to do. (Photo/BBCA) I moustache you a question, why do moustaches always give us a giggle? Possibly it’s because they do look ticklish!