Articles Tagged 'Michael Palin'

Felicity Jones and Rosamund Pike (Pics: Jon Kopaloff and Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Forget Harvard: Which of Your Favorite Stars Are Oxford Grads?

When it comes to prestige, the British education system works on a fairly simple hierarchy. There’s no Ivy League, no jostling for position. There is Oxford University and its many colleges, and there is Cambridge University and its many colleges, and then there is everywhere else. That’s not to say Manchester or Durham or Edinburgh […]

The Clangers

Michael Palin Lends His Voice to ‘The Clangers’

If you catch a British person of a certain age and mention The Clangers, chances are the eyes will glaze over slightly, a smile with play across their face and almost without realizing it, they’ll start making friendly bird noises, as if a swanee whistle was attempting to start a conversation with a small child. […]

Monty Python’s Flying Circus

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, the one with the least to do and the most to be getting on with […]

Monty Python’s Flying Circus

‘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 possibly get to see their final hurrah…we’ve good news. On July 20, Picturehouse Entertainment—the people who put the […]


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 impossible-to-please TV and radio journalists. Their nominations saw to it that the detective drama’s creator, Chris Chibnall, […]

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