Tag Archives: John Cleese

John Cleese to Star in 'Baywatch' Parody

Word on the internet is that John Cleese (Fawlty Towers, Monty Python) has signed on to star as a British villain in a parody movie revolving around the American cult favorite Baywatch, reports The Guardian.

The Bourne Ultimatum: Why John Cleese Left The Bond Movies

John Cleese is a forthright man, unafraid of airing his version of events that he has participated in and equally unafraid of the consequences.

10 Photos of Brits Actually Wearing Bowler Hats

London has put on a new hat to celebrate the City of London Festival in style. Today, Monday, June 23, marks the opening day of the festival’s newest venue, the Bowler Hat—which is, quite literally, a three-story tall, ...

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 ...