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terry jones
When Python made its debut in 1969, Jones already worked writing and performing sketches with the remaining Pythons in Gilliam, Palin, Eric Idle, John Cleese, and Graham Chapman on shows like The Frost Report (1966), Twice a Fortnight, and Do Not Adjust Your Set (1967). Among the most beloved characters Jones brought to the screen in Python[...]
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, creative process of the television series, and shooting the films The last time the six were[...]
Original members Graham Chapman (who passed away in 1989) and Cleese knew each other from pre-Python days, as the pair wrote together for other notable comedians of the day To this day, there is only 1 American member of the troupe, Terry Gilliam. I'm holding out for Michael Palin's Around the World in 80 Days, because it was[...]
Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down, Five to Go – The Perils Of High-Def
This is a piece that Cleese and the late Graham Chapman originally created (with Tim Brooke-Taylor and Marty Feldman) prior to the formation of Python, and it's been a curtain-raiser in their occasional live shows It's a great bit, with four comfortable self-made men trying to top each other with tales of their hardscrabble youths,[...]
Monty Python Reunite (Well, Except One) For Graham Chapman Non-Biopic
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,[...]