One of Britain's most treasured comedic talents Terry Jones passed away at the age of 77 on Wednesday. With a career spanning six decades, the actor, director, and writer is best known for his time as a member of the popular and influential comedy troupe Monty Python. During Monty Python's Flying Circus' run on the […]
If any troupe has stood the test of time, it's British comedy team Monty Python. The stories and sketches Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, and Terry Gilliam have heavily influenced generaations. Every 10 years, Monty Python reunites to tell and retell their stories about pitching the idea to the BBC, […]
For the 50th anniversary of Monty Python's Flying Circus' first broadcast, on BBC 1, Michael Palin has narrated and constructed a series of shws for BBC Radio 4, Monty Python at 50: The Self-Abasement Tapes, broadcasting sketches that never made it to air, or in very limited capacities, such as advertising for the show and […]
If you currently don't have enough Monty Python in your life, never fear! Netflix has got you covered, apparently. The streaming service giant has acquired the entire Python catalogue of films, Flying Circus episodes, and various live performances and will be launching them sometime later this year. The UK and Canada Netflix subscribers will actually get […]
By Jeb D. When it was announced earlier this year that there would be a live theatrical broadcast of the final performance of the Monty Python "farewell" shows from London's O2 arena, people that know me assumed I'd be first in line for tickets. My siblings and I were what you might call "first generation" […]
Boasting the work of 14 animation studios and five Pythons – and while it isn't the dead one who is missing, you'll have no trouble guessing who is – here's the first trailer for A Liar's Autobigraphy, a sorta kinda Graham Chapman biopic. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbW842eMNtI[/youtube] I'll be fascinated to see how some of those animation techniques […]
If there's a member of Monty Python that won't be appearing in A Liar's Autobiography, you might be surprised to hear it won't be Graham Chapman.
It's been over twenty years since the premature death of Monty Python Graham Chapman in 1989 from cancer. But now his fellow Pythons are determined to bring Chapman back to the attention of a generation that has missed his wit through an animation of his 'fanciful' autobiography A Liar's Autobiography: Volume VI. Not only that, […]