Monty Python

Latest articles

5h
Scotsman
Edinburgh Festival Fringe unveils official tartanexhibitions and events. Several famous names have established their careers at
Scotsman / Posted 5 hours ago
exhibitions and events. Several famous names have established their careers at the Fringe. In the 1960s, members of the Monty Python team appeared in student productions, as did Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie and Emma Thompson with the 1981 Cambridge... Read more
13h
CNET
Elon Musk: I'm afraid of the Terminatorthey didn't create AI to -- they didn't expect, you know, some sort of Terminat
CNET / Posted 13 hours ago
they didn't create AI to -- they didn't expect, you know, some sort of Terminator-like outcome. It is sort of like the Monty Python thing. Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition." Well, not quite. There are a few people already wondering about... Read more
1d
Penticton Western News
View from the gallery: Art gallery is a lively place“I don’t know much about art, but I know what I like!” Wise words. In fact, I
Penticton Western News / Posted yesterday
“I don’t know much about art, but I know what I like!” Wise words. In fact, I always turn to Monty Python when searching for wisdom and John Cleese never disappoints. It really is that simple, isn’t it? The production of art reflects its makers; a... Read more
2d
Variety
‘Scary Mother’ Wins at Sarajevo Film Festival; Bosnia-Herzegovina Selects Oscar Entryaward for documentary. Stone was at the festival to receive an honorary Heart o
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
award for documentary. Stone was at the festival to receive an honorary Heart of Sarajevo for lifetime achievement. “Monty Python” legend John Cleese also received the honorary award. The young audience award went to Alen Drljevic’s “Men... Read more
6 related articles
3d
express
‘Eurocrats look after THEMSELVES’ John Cleese savages Brussels and praises Brexit voteBrexit saying he does not want to see Britain ruled by Eurocrats. John Cleese
express / Posted 3 days ago
Brexit saying he does not want to see Britain ruled by Eurocrats. John Cleese has confirmed his support for Brexit The Monty Python star said it would be five years before the full outcome becomes clear but thinks the decision to leave the... Read more
3d
The Mercury News
Manic ‘Something Rotten’ spoofs Shakespeare and, well, everythingSongs like “I Hate Shakespeare” and “The Black Death” feel uninspired. It’s a b
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
Songs like “I Hate Shakespeare” and “The Black Death” feel uninspired. It’s a bit like “Spamalot” if you take away the Monty Python stuff. Despite McClure’s engaging performance as the ink-stained wretch Nick and Pascal’s (“Rent”) stylish... Read more
3d
Eye Witness News
John Cleese receives career award at Sarajevo Film Festival Cleese, best known as a member of the famous comedy team Monty Python's Flyin
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Cleese, best known as a member of the famous comedy team Monty Python's Flying Circus, received a standing ovation from fans at the open-air venue where he gave an acceptance speech. John... Read more
6 related articles
3d
Variety
John Cleese Disses U.S. Comedies, Donald Trump and Rupert Murdochif it takes place in a conventional atmosphere than if takes place in a distort
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
if it takes place in a conventional atmosphere than if takes place in a distorted atmosphere,” he said. As proof, the “Monty Python” veteran pointed out that media magnate Murdoch was reportedly advising Trump. “So we have to thank Rupert... Read more
3d
ajc.com
Fans react to closed Chick-fil-A inside Mercedes-Benz Stadiumsome reason I find it hilarious that the new Falcons stadium has a Chick-fil-A
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
some reason I find it hilarious that the new Falcons stadium has a Chick-fil-A that is closed on Sundays?? It's a Monty Python sketch When you are trying to calculate why Chick-Fil-A is in The Falcons stadium when most games are on... Read more
31 related articles
3d
The Hollywood Reporter
John Cleese on How Donald Trump Is Stealing Comedians' Best Lineswhere he received top honorary award the Heart of Sarajevo, Cleese, a founder m
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
where he received top honorary award the Heart of Sarajevo, Cleese, a founder member of iconoclastic British comedy show Monty Python, claimed that Trump was stealing comedians' best lines. "Trump has done comedians a great disservice," Cleese... Read more
3d
iafrica.com
Cleese: 'Comedians needed more than ever'Monty Python star John Cleese said Wednesday that the need for comedy was great
iafrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Monty Python star John Cleese said Wednesday that the need for comedy was greater than ever, as he accepted the "Honorary Heart of Sarajevo" award at the Bosnian capital's film festival. The 77-year-old British actor was presented with the award for... Read more
6 related articles
5d
Daily Record
Ben Stiller joins long-list of celebrities to sign an Airdrie top for charityicon William Shatner — as well as actress Jamie Lee Curtis, actor and director
Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
icon William Shatner — as well as actress Jamie Lee Curtis, actor and director Christopher Guest, comedian Ricky Gervais, Monty Python legend Eric Idle, singer Olly Murs and actors Kevin Pollak and Vinnie Jones — in autographing a Diamonds... Read more
6d
KECI Missoula
30 things travelers should do before turning 30Florentine churches, you can overdo it. Pick one or two castles to visit (three
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 days ago
Florentine churches, you can overdo it. Pick one or two castles to visit (three at most). And, please, no Monty Python reenactments. 28. Attend a rodeo Yes, you can pull off a cowboy hat and matching boots. You just need to be in... Read more
3 related articles
6d
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
30 things travelers should do before turning 30Florentine churches, you can overdo it. Pick one or two castles to visit (three
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 days ago
Florentine churches, you can overdo it. Pick one or two castles to visit (three at most). And, please, no Monty Python reenactments. 28. Attend a rodeo Yes, you can pull off a cowboy hat and matching boots. You just need to be in... Read more
3 related articles
6d
KRCR TV Redding
30 things travelers should do before turning 30Florentine churches, you can overdo it. Pick one or two castles to visit (three
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 days ago
Florentine churches, you can overdo it. Pick one or two castles to visit (three at most). And, please, no Monty Python reenactments. 28. Attend a rodeo Yes, you can pull off a cowboy hat and matching boots. You just need to be in... Read more
3 related articles
6d
IGN
RiffTrax and Doctor Who Collide for The Five Doctors Live Theater Eventbig fan. I was a fan of all the BBC things that started to come over when I was
IGN / Posted 6 days ago
big fan. I was a fan of all the BBC things that started to come over when I was a kid in the late ’70s and early ’80s, like Monty Python and Fawlty Towers, so I was aware of it, but only knew of Tom Baker on. So it was also fun to dig into the... Read more
6d
News 8000
30 things travelers should do before turning 30Florentine churches, you can overdo it. Pick one or two castles to visit (three
News 8000 / Posted 6 days ago
Florentine churches, you can overdo it. Pick one or two castles to visit (three at most). And, please, no Monty Python reenactments. 28. Attend a rodeo Yes, you can pull off a cowboy hat and matching boots. You just need to be in... Read more
3 related articles
7d
Staten Island Advance
30 movies you need to see before you dieto celluloid. And those who criticize the film for its proliferation of expleti
Staten Island Advance / Posted 7 days ago
to celluloid. And those who criticize the film for its proliferation of expletives aren’t, like, seeing the forest for the effs, man. See also: “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” “Some Like it Hot,” “Ghostbusters,” “Groundhog Day,” “Raising Ariz... Read more
9d
Scoop.co.nz
NO Productions Theatre presents two theatrical nightsvintage programme performed in front of a live studio audience. It is set in a
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
vintage programme performed in front of a live studio audience. It is set in a mythic world of kings and sorcerers, where Monty Python meets Shakespeare meets the Goons – and they all regret it in the morning. The audience will witness a number of... Read more
9d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Five great Australians that we shouldn't have forgottentheatre when guns went off on screen, and coconuts being clacked together to si
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
theatre when guns went off on screen, and coconuts being clacked together to simulate hoofbeats — this seven decades before Monty Python did it. Most important, though, is the fact that in the spectacular history of cinematic features, it was an... Read more
10d
/Film
The 2017 Summer Movie Season is the Best One in Decadesboasted five blockbusters, a comedy, and a horror sequel, speaks volumes. But
/Film / Posted 10 days ago
boasted five blockbusters, a comedy, and a horror sequel, speaks volumes. But the mid-budget movie, in the wise words of Monty Python, is “not dead yet!” Baby Driver and Girls Trip, both mid-budget movies made for less than $35 million and... Read more
11d
Los Angeles Times
Comedy streaming service Seeso shutting down after less than two yearsa month. But despite material from popular comedy personalities including Dan
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 days ago
a month. But despite material from popular comedy personalities including Dan Harmon and Jonah Ray, classic bits from Monty Python and next-day streams of NBC late-night programming, the subscription service never took off. Some of Seeso’s... Read more
14d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Eureka Springs is site of 3-day multisport festivalvideo via Facebook on July 27. There was a bit of confusion over whether the th
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
video via Facebook on July 27. There was a bit of confusion over whether the theme was generically medieval or specifically Monty Python and the Holy Grail, because the video made direct Holy Grail references. Be assured: The official theme is... Read more
14d
Calgary Sun
A Soldier's War is a must-see performance at Calgary Fringe Festivalperformers you want them to succeed in everything they do. They don't, but tha
Calgary Sun / Posted 14 days ago
performers you want them to succeed in everything they do. They don't, but that's meant to be part of the fun. The Monty Python clan didn't hit the comic ball out of the park every time at bat either. You want to laugh and you occasionally... Read more
14d
Daily Mail
Michael Palin supports Monty Python co-star Terry JonesMonty Python star Terry Jones, 75, is supported by his longtime pal Michael Pal
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Monty Python star Terry Jones, 75, is supported by his longtime pal Michael Palin, 74, as they enjoy a stroll in London amid actor's dementia battle Terry was diagnosed with primary progressive aphasia, which gradually impairs ability to... Read more
15d
Denton Record-Chronicle
DVD reviews: Woody Allen comedy heads July's Twilight Time releasesWhat if Woody Allen adopted Mel Brooks' comedy structure and mixed in some conc
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
What if Woody Allen adopted Mel Brooks' comedy structure and mixed in some concepts from Disney-Pixar's Inside Out and Monty Python? As strange as it sounds, this is pretty close to capturing what all happens in Allen's breathlessly titled... Read more
16d
DW
'Military Olympics' - Russia plays host to International Army Games |enemy's communications in truly 20th century fashion - climbing telephone poles
DW / Posted 16 days ago
enemy's communications in truly 20th century fashion - climbing telephone poles and sabotaging railway lines. A scene from Monty Python? It wouldn't be war games without smoke grenades Making sense of it all To the untrained eye not all of the... Read more
16d
Nevada Appeal
God save the QueenUntil recently, my Anglophilia was mostly limited to The Who, the Sex Pistols a
Nevada Appeal / Posted 16 days ago
Until recently, my Anglophilia was mostly limited to The Who, the Sex Pistols and Monty Python. Which is good because my wife is a complete Anglophile. She would live out every Jane Austen novel if she could just figure out how to force her... Read more
16d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Empty platitudes': Turnbull, Shorten criticised for failing to respond to Uluru StatementMs Anderson said that was unnecessary. "We need another committee like a hole
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
Ms Anderson said that was unnecessary. "We need another committee like a hole in the head," she said. "We're living in a Monty Python. "They didn't respond to the expert panel [on constitutional recognition], they didn't respond to the... Read more
54 related articles
16d
Inquirier.net
Upstart’s ‘Spamalot’ is a screamScene from Upstart Productions’ “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” at RCBC Plaza’s Romu
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
Scene from Upstart Productions’ “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” at RCBC Plaza’s Romulo Auditorium until Aug. 12 —PHOTO BY JAYPEE MARISTAZA Monty Python’s DNA might be all over the hilarious musical-theater parody that banners its name, but in Upstart... Read more
16d
Los Angeles Times
Overrated/Underrated: Take Stephen Colbert's 'Exit 57,' and who wants their MTV?goldmine, particularly once you look past standard-bearers such as “Kids in the
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
goldmine, particularly once you look past standard-bearers such as “Kids in the Hall,” “SCTV,” “The State” and, of course, “Monty Python.” Also worth finding on YouTube (since it hasn’t been released on DVD), this 12-episode gem from mid-’90s Comedy... Read more
16d
The Age
Same-sex marriage: The debate has gone on for far too long"No deal". Turnbull to Trump: "Anyone you want us to take?" Beverley McIntyre,
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
"No deal". Turnbull to Trump: "Anyone you want us to take?" Beverley McIntyre, Camberwell The phone call was pure Monty Python. Meg Paul, CamberwellPolitics Promised a plebiscite? Promised action on gay marriage. Once again,... Read more
214 related articles
17d
The Mercury News
Comedy: What it’s like to do stand-up when your dad is a legendslightly different from his or her parent’s. “I’m grateful that he never did s
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
slightly different from his or her parent’s. “I’m grateful that he never did stand-up,” Camilla Cleese says about her dad, Monty Python legend John Cleese. “Part of the reason I tried it the first time is because I saw it as a way to establish... Read more
17d
Pilipino Star
A non-stop laugh festMANILA, Philippines - Certainly, we are familiar about King Arthur’s tale and h
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Certainly, we are familiar about King Arthur’s tale and his brave Knights of the Round Table. Monty Python’s Spamalot, the musical comedy about King Arthur’s legend, will reacquaint you about the adventures of King Arthur and... Read more
18d
ESPN.co.uk
Eco-friendly club aim to shake up leagueheart of England's lovely Cotswold hills, for that historic match will have to
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 18 days ago
heart of England's lovely Cotswold hills, for that historic match will have to brace themselves for, as the very British Monty Python comedy team would always put it, "something completely different." They will find themselves in a football... Read more
18d
Pilipino Star
Carla stars in Monty Python’s SpamalotCarla Guevara-Laforteza (photo) stars as The Lady Of The Lake in the much-await
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 days ago
Carla Guevara-Laforteza (photo) stars as The Lady Of The Lake in the much-awaited Philippine run of the Broadway smash hit Monty Python’s Spamalot, Aug. 4, 5, 6 and 12 at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, in RCBC Plaza, Makati. Monty Python’s... Read more
19d
New York Post
How Keanu Reeves wound up on a Swedish private-eye sitcompremise was the same, but it was a bit more dark,” he says of his original idea
New York Post / Posted 19 days ago
premise was the same, but it was a bit more dark,” he says of his original idea. “Now it’s got more ‘Twin Peaks’ meets ‘Monty Python’ elements. “The absurdity of a one-hour drama lives within this half hour.” “Swedish Dicks” Series premiere 8... Read more
19d
New Bern Sun Journal
Virginia church finds its Holy Grail in New Bernthe Holy Grail has been found by the Knights of Columbus in New Bern. Well, no
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 19 days ago
the Holy Grail has been found by the Knights of Columbus in New Bern. Well, not exactly the Holy Grail. But darned close. Monty Python aside, the Holy Grail is said to be the lost cup that Jesus Christ used at the Last Supper, the night before the... Read more
19d
Canberra Times
The Powerhouse Museum is not a political toy box of electoral opportunityAugust 1). And not only that, but the terrorist plot centred around getting the
Canberra Times / Posted 19 days ago
August 1). And not only that, but the terrorist plot centred around getting the meat mincer on to a jet aircraft. Monty Python could not have made this up.And then, to make matters worse, we have the unedifying spectacle of no less than... Read more
11 related articles
19d
The Age
The Powerhouse Museum is not a political toy box of electoral opportunityAugust 1). And not only that, but the terrorist plot centred around getting the
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
August 1). And not only that, but the terrorist plot centred around getting the meat mincer on to a jet aircraft. Monty Python could not have made this up.And then, to make matters worse, we have the unedifying spectacle of no less than... Read more
11 related articles
19d
Sydney Morning Herald
The Powerhouse Museum is not a political toy box of electoral opportunityAugust 1). And not only that, but the terrorist plot centred around getting the
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 days ago
August 1). And not only that, but the terrorist plot centred around getting the meat mincer on to a jet aircraft. Monty Python could not have made this up.And then, to make matters worse, we have the unedifying spectacle of no less than... Read more
11 related articles
21d
Daily Mail
Comic Con: Fans dress up as Joker and Captain Jack Sparrow in LondonAmerica and Jason Voorhees from Friday the 13th. One bold couple did, however,
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
America and Jason Voorhees from Friday the 13th. One bold couple did, however, come dressed as figures from the 1975 film Monty Python and Holy Grail. And perhaps that's just as well, given that its star John Cleese graced the convention... Read more
22d
The News & Observer
At this T-shirt and film company, veterans get the jokes and moresituations. Provost, 34, was wounded in Baghdad, and his first reaction was to
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
situations. Provost, 34, was wounded in Baghdad, and his first reaction was to laugh really hard and say, like he was in “Monty Python,” that “ ‘Tis just a flesh wound.” It was, actually. Shrapnel went into the side of his body. And out of... Read more
23d
Belfast Telegraph
Rees-Mogg's a walking, talking caricature of poshness, but Mumsnet could propel him all the way to Number 10Bash Street Kids 'posho' caricature as a frontrunner to save the Tories from a
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
Bash Street Kids 'posho' caricature as a frontrunner to save the Tories from a political quagmire. Mogg is a roaming Monty Python cameo; all briefcase, flappy legs and simmering patriarchal righteousness. He is a Christopher Guest and Harry... Read more
23d
Inquirier.net
Joel Trinidad fulfills a dream with ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’handpicked Lorenz “Loy” Martinez for the role of King Arthur in Upstart Product
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
handpicked Lorenz “Loy” Martinez for the role of King Arthur in Upstart Productions Inc.’s latest musical production, “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” which opened last night (July 29, Friday) and will run all weekends until Aug. 12 at the Carlos P.... Read more
23d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Six Australian cold weather frogs and their weird mating callsbefore metamorphosis and even though the adult frogs are large, they are incred
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
before metamorphosis and even though the adult frogs are large, they are incredibly difficult to detect and — like all good Monty Python fans — are experts at remaining hidden.The growling grass frog Their love life could be a hot tub scene from a... Read more
23d
TribLIVE
Weekend offers last chance to see Stage 62’s ‘Spamalot’Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Weekend offers last chance to see Stage 62's
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Weekend offers last chance to see Stage 62's 'Spamalot' Stage 62 will present “Monty Python's Spamalot” at the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Ave, Carnegie. The show ends this... Read more
23d
Daily Mail
Pamela Anderson shows off slim pins in silk dress at London Comic Constar Benedict Cumberbatch, other notable celebrities will include Buffy and How
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
star Benedict Cumberbatch, other notable celebrities will include Buffy and How I Met Your Mother's Alyson Hannigan, Monty Python comic John Cleese and Clerks actor Kevin Smith. And with Game of Thrones back on screens, a plethora of stars... Read more
24d
Rappler
'Spamalot' cast say their favorite lines from the Monty Python musical'SPAMALOT.' Cast members Noel Rayos, Lorenz Martinez, and Carla Guevera-Laforte
Rappler / Posted 24 days ago
'SPAMALOT.' Cast members Noel Rayos, Lorenz Martinez, and Carla Guevera-Laforteza say the favorite silly lines from the Monty Python musical. Rappler screengrabs MANILA, Philippines – A local production of Monty Python's Spamalot is opening on... Read more
25d
Northwest Herald
Hilarity guaranteed in 'Peter and the Starcatcher' at Metropolisspace of the Mainstage at the Metropolis Performing Arts Center. It also is a f
Northwest Herald / Posted 25 days ago
space of the Mainstage at the Metropolis Performing Arts Center. It also is a fast-paced, wordy, pun-heavy mixture of “Monty Python,” “Gilbert and Sullivan” and British seaside music hall; timing and movement are crucial. Director Lili Anne... Read more
More

In this news