Tag Archives: Monty Python

BBCA’s ‘Broadchurch’ Scores Big With British Broadcasting Press

Last night, Broadchurch proved once again to have been the biggest new British drama of the past year when it picked up three of the most prestigious trophies at the Broadcasting Press Guild awards, voted by hard-bitten, cynical and ...

WATCH: David Thewlis and Ben Whishaw in Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Zero Theorem’

The trailer for Terry Gilliam’s latest movie The Zero Theorem has been released, and, like his previous triumphs Brazil and 12 Monkeys, it throws a mundane reality against a fantastical dream, set in a futuristic dystopia. Only ...

Simon Pegg Confirms Starring Role in Monty Python’s ‘Absolutely Anything’

Comedic actor Simon Pegg (The World’s End, Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) grew up watching the comedy group Monty Python on the telly and is keen to join his childhood idols on-screen in the much-anticipated sci-fi film entitled ...

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 ...

RIP Alan Whicker: Legend Of British TV

Preparing to write about someone whose face and voice is an integral part of your life to date, to an audience that may be entirely unaware of their existence, is a curious sensation. It’s hard to pull the words together to sum up ...

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 ...