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British Comedy Legend Tim Brooke-Taylor Dies at 79 From Coronavirus

British Comedy Legend Tim Brooke-Taylor Dies at 79 From Coronavirus

While his work for At Last The 1948 Show begat Monty Python's Flying Circus who also made his sketch The Four Yorkshiremen world famous.[caption id="attachment_1192606" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tim_Brooke-Taylor has died, aged 79, of the coronavirus Photo by Ed g2s.[/caption]Tim Brooke-Taylor was president Footlights comedy show at Cambridge University, before launching into TV in the sixties[...]

Monty Python Legend Terry Jones Passes Away Age 77

"Monty Python" Legend Terry Jones Passes Away, Age 77

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 BBC (1969-1974), each of the six members wrote and performed in their own sketches, with Jones and fellow[...]


Remembering Jonathan Miller: Comedy Pioneer, British Renaissance Man

The show and its sketches were a precursor to the likes of Monty Python, who would take its satirical tact to even more extremes of surrealism and absurdity in the 1970s. The Last British Renaissance Man Miller hated the term “polyglot”, but he was truly one of those multitalented people who did just about everything[...]

Monty Python 50 Years of Contemporary Relevance [OPINION]

"Monty Python" 50 Years of Contemporary Relevance [OPINION]

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, creative[...]


Not Sure if Monty Python or Hellboy: 4 New Images

Not Sure if Monty Python or 'Hellboy': 4 New Images

Okay so, maybe comparing one of these four new Hellboy images to comedy classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail isn't fair, it sure is accurate?We mean, just LOOK at this shot of Alestair Petrie and David Harbour Doesn't Petrie look JUST LIKE a mashup of Sir Bedivere and one of the Knights Who Say[...]

Monty Pythons Life of Brian Returns to Theaters for 40th Anniversary

'Monty Python's Life of Brian' Returns to Theaters for 40th Anniversary

Friends! Romans! Rapscallions! Monty Python’s Life of Brian makes a triumphant limited resurrection to theaters for the 40th anniversary of its release.https://youtu.be/TKPmGjVFbrYTrafalgar Releasing, who took over rights of the film in 2018, plans a 400-screen release spanning across the UK, US, Australia, Canada, Germany and Scandinavia, according to Variety.Life of Brian, the second film from[...]

Michael Palin Becomes First Monty Python to Receive Knighthood

Michael Palin Becomes First Monty Python to Receive Knighthood

Yes yes, we can now officially say that Michael Palin will be an *actual* Knight who says Ni.[caption id="attachment_964562" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Soon-to-be-Sir Michael PalinPhoto by Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Palin becomes the first member of the British comedy troupe Monty Python to receive the honor of (substantive rather than honorary) Knighthood from Her Royal Majesty Queen[...]


Netflix Has the Entire Monty Python Catalogue Will Launch Later This Year

Netflix Has the Entire Monty Python Catalogue, Will Launch Later This Year

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.[caption id="attachment_752780" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Netflix[/caption]The UK and Canada Netflix[...]

William Stout: A Career To Envy

William Stout: A Career To Envy

When Stout asked what they wanted from him he was told to draw the poster as if it was his own movie.One of the most famous film posters that Stout did was for Monty Python's Life of Brian Stout also did a poster for Monty Python's Meaning of Life which I had actually never seen[...]

Watching Game Of Thrones I Really Didnt Expect The Spanish Inquisition

Watching Game Of Thrones, I Really Didn't Expect The Spanish Inquisition

And from Monty Python's Flying Circus Series 2 Episode 2.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3M0-wwBGeS8It's also a bit "What have the Romans ever done for us" too? From Game Of Thrones Season 6 Episode 1 And from Monty Python's Flying Circus Series 2 Episode 2.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3M0-wwBGeS8It's also a bit "What have the Romans ever done for us" too?[...]

Simon Pegg Gets Everything He Wishes For In Absolutely Anything

Simon Pegg Gets Everything He Wishes For In Absolutely Anything

The aliens are voiced by Monty Python and Robin Williams provided the voice for Dennis the Dog. Absolutely Anything follows a disillusioned school teacher (Pegg) who suddenly finds he has the ability to do anything he wishes, a challenge bestowed upon him by a group of power-crazed aliens (voiced by Cleese, Gilliam, Jones, Palin & Idle),[...]

Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down Five to Go &#8211 The Perils Of High-Def

Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down, Five to Go – The Perils Of High-Def

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” American[...]




Monty Python Reunite (Well Except One) For Graham Chapman Non-Biopic

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,[...]