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America’s British population has taken to the web to voice its displeasure at news that U.S. candy giant Hershey has successfully blocked our much loved U.K.-produced chocolate from being exported to the land of the free.Read Now
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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, …
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 …
This is becoming a little like the speech given by the leader of the Spanish Inquisition about their chief weapons.
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 …
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.
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 …
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.
For Monty Python fans one of the big attractions of the Toronto Film Festival has been a new film devoted to the late Graham Chapman – one of the stars of the legendary BBC TV comedy series of forty years ago.
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 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 …