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Monty Python Live (mostly) rehearsals begin, final reunion show will be televised

Monty Python Live (mostly) rehearsals begin, final reunion show will be televised

By | June 17, 2014 at 10:22 am | 2 comments

Monty Python is back and ready to revive their infamous comedy troupe for a reunion tour. Pictures emerged Monday of Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Eric Idle and honorary member Carol Cleveland reading scripts during their first rehearsals for Monty...

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Monty Python adds five dates to live reunion show

Monty Python adds five dates to live reunion show

By | November 27, 2013 at 11:15 am | No comments

Since tickets for its July 1 reunion performance sold out in “43.5 seconds” and then an additional four dates sold out shortly thereafter, Monty Python has announced they’ll perform an extra five shows at the O2 Arena in London. “The response to our planned reunion...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 79: Monty Python, John Oliver, The Simpsons (also strip clubs)

Laughspin Podcast, episode 79: Monty Python, John Oliver, The Simpsons (also strip clubs)

By | November 21, 2013 at 10:04 am | No comments

This week on The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I discuss the Monty Python reunion, the sad cancelation of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, why John Oliver is leaving the Daily Show, the future of The Simpsons and many more comedy news tidbits. We also talk a lot about strip...

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Monty Python to perform together for the first time in 24 years

Monty Python to perform together for the first time in 24 years

By | November 19, 2013 at 11:28 am | No comments

The next big group reunion is not some '80s rock band: it's comedy troupe Monty Python. The five living members of the legendary British comedy group are getting back together for a stage show, they announced in London. This will be the first time in over 20 years that members...

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Eric Idle will release ‘What About Dick?’ with Russell Brand, Eddie Izzard and more via digital download (Videos)

Eric Idle will release ‘What About Dick?’ with Russell Brand, Eddie Izzard and more via digital download (Videos)

By | October 16, 2012 at 1:30 pm | One comment

If you haven't noticed, the straight-to-download distribution model that Louis C.K. popularized late last year has caught on. And the latest to adopt the strategy is Eric Idle, legendary British comedian and member of Monty Python. On Nov. 13, his new project What About Dick?...

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John Oliver lands starring role in movie with Monty Python pedigree

By | September 15, 2010 at 3:20 pm | No comments

Comedian and Daily Show veteran John Oliver will work with Monthy Python greats in a new flick called Absolutely Anything. Former Monty Python member Terry Jones collaborated recently with Gavin Scott to write the film, who told Deadline that the final product will include...

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Monty Python goes digital tomorrow

By | October 19, 2009 at 3:42 pm | No comments

No one expected a comprehensive digital release! Starting tomorrow, you’ll be able to buy the entire Monty Python catalogue on iTunes for the first time. That includes The Holy Grail, The Life of Brian, and all 45 original episodes of Monty Python’s Flying Circus. The...

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