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TSN
The work ‘continues - and begins’ with Ken Dryden’s Game Changecompares a hockey commentator panel breaking down a hit to the head in the NHL,
TSN / Posted 9 hours ago
compares a hockey commentator panel breaking down a hit to the head in the NHL, as to whether it's illegal or not, to the Monty Python dead parakeet sketch, where Michael Palin tells John Cleese the parakeet is "just resting" and then goes on to... Read more
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Games Radar
Destiny 2's Silly Walk emote lets you glitch through almost any wall and it's so perfectshop. The Bureaucratic Walk emote, which is an homage to John Cleese's absurd g
Games Radar / Posted 12 hours ago
shop. The Bureaucratic Walk emote, which is an homage to John Cleese's absurd gait in the "Ministry of Silly Walks" Monty Python sketch, has been available in the game for a while via Bright Engrams. But its popularity took off when it was... Read more
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express
Battle of El Alamein: A look at the life of one of Britain's greatest generalsforces at Lüneberg in May 1945. Today it seems strange that Montgomery would l
express / Posted yesterday
forces at Lüneberg in May 1945. Today it seems strange that Montgomery would later lend his nickname to a comedy troupe – Monty Python – for he had a prickly personality and a knack of always rubbing fellow officers up the wrong way. Churchill... Read more
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The Young Witness
'There's a pattern here': Labor claims momentumformer Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley rid
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
former Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley ridiculed the government's response. "This is Monty Python stuff from Berejiklian and Barilaro. Twenty per cent swings and they're saying, 'just a flesh... Read more
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Canberra Times
'There's a pattern here': Labor claims momentum in NSW after byelection resultsformer Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley rid
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
former Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley ridiculed the government's response. "This is Monty Python stuff from Berejiklian and Barilaro. Twenty per cent swings and they're saying, 'just a flesh... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'There's a pattern here': Labor claims momentum in NSW after byelection resultsformer Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley rid
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
former Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley ridiculed the government's response. "This is Monty Python stuff from Berejiklian and Barilaro. Twenty per cent swings and they're saying, 'just a flesh... Read more
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Western Advocate
'There's a pattern here': Labor claims momentum in NSW after byelection resultsformer Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley rid
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
former Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley ridiculed the government's response. "This is Monty Python stuff from Berejiklian and Barilaro. Twenty per cent swings and they're saying, 'just a flesh... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'There's a pattern here': Labor claims momentum in NSW after byelection resultsformer Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley rid
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
former Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley ridiculed the government's response. "This is Monty Python stuff from Berejiklian and Barilaro. Twenty per cent swings and they're saying, 'just a flesh... Read more
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The Border Mail
'There's a pattern here': Labor claims momentum in NSW after byelection resultsformer Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley rid
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
former Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley ridiculed the government's response. "This is Monty Python stuff from Berejiklian and Barilaro. Twenty per cent swings and they're saying, 'just a flesh... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
'There's a pattern here': Labor claims momentum in NSW after byelection resultsformer Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley rid
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
former Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley ridiculed the government's response. "This is Monty Python stuff from Berejiklian and Barilaro. Twenty per cent swings and they're saying, 'just a flesh... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'There's a pattern here': Labor claims momentum in NSW after byelection resultsformer Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley rid
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
former Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley ridiculed the government's response. "This is Monty Python stuff from Berejiklian and Barilaro. Twenty per cent swings and they're saying, 'just a flesh... Read more
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The Age
'There's a pattern here': Labor claims momentum in NSW after byelection resultsformer Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley rid
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
former Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley ridiculed the government's response. "This is Monty Python stuff from Berejiklian and Barilaro. Twenty per cent swings and they're saying, 'just a flesh... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'There's a pattern here': Labor claims momentum in NSW after byelection resultsformer Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley rid
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
former Nationals ministers Katrina Hodgkinson and Adrian Piccoli. Mr Foley ridiculed the government's response. "This is Monty Python stuff from Berejiklian and Barilaro. Twenty per cent swings and they're saying, 'just a flesh... Read more
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Junkee
The Rise Of Toxic Fandom: Why People Are Ruining The Pop Culture They Loveto sit just below mainstream popularity and there were large sub-groups of fans
Junkee / Posted 4 days ago
to sit just below mainstream popularity and there were large sub-groups of fans of Star Trek, Dr. Who, Lord of the Rings, Monty Python, Dungeons and Dragons, anime, comic books and more. These kinds of pop culture now sit in the mainstream —... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Valley-raised filmmaker receives television production granttheme for his next script and decided to tackle humour. He described Tommy Lind
Comox Valley Record / Posted 4 days ago
theme for his next script and decided to tackle humour. He described Tommy Lindholm as a documentary in a similar vein as a Monty Python comedy. He applied to Storyhive in mid-September. With the help of Telus, Storyhive has funded productions and... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Northumberland Players stage classic spy storynow being staged in Toronto. But the Players' version is a farce that incorpora
Northumberland Today / Posted 4 days ago
now being staged in Toronto. But the Players' version is a farce that incorporates some of the zaniness of Mel Brooks and Monty Python. This ambitious project has taken five months to reach fruition. An entire army was required to create the... Read more
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Variety
West End Review: ‘Young Frankenstein,’ The Musicallight entertainment – Morecambe and Wise, and Bruce Forsyth – and Brooks’ numbe
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
light entertainment – Morecambe and Wise, and Bruce Forsyth – and Brooks’ numbers hark back to the nimble, infantile wit of Monty Python. It’s a smart acquisition by producers Fiery Angel, who scored a big hit with their spoof of “The 39 Steps.” A... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
What came before the smartphone?Historical Society, reflects on the evolution of technology, asking, “What has
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Historical Society, reflects on the evolution of technology, asking, “What has the smartphone done for us?” Inspired by a Monty Python sketch, the exhibition features technologies of the past that have now been replaced by the... Read more
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CNET
Google gifted me with a 'Meow Movie' of my catsalter the theme through the Google Photos app on your phone. There's a jazzy me
CNET / Posted 5 days ago
alter the theme through the Google Photos app on your phone. There's a jazzy meow song option, but it can't top the sheer Monty Python-esque absurdity of "The Blue Danube." So I'm keeping it. I can live with the soundtrack in exchange for how the... Read more
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CNET
Google gifted me with a 'Meow Movie' of my catsalter the theme through the Google Photos app on your phone. There's a jazzy me
CNET / Posted 5 days ago
alter the theme through the Google Photos app on your phone. There's a jazzy meow song option, but it can't top the sheer Monty Python-esque absurdity of "The Blue Danube." So I'm keeping it. I can live with the soundtrack in exchange for how the... Read more
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Coming Soon
Week of October 10 Digital HD, Blu-ray and DVD ReleasesOne of the funniest movies of the ’80s gets a first-class special edition treat
Coming Soon / Posted 5 days ago
One of the funniest movies of the ’80s gets a first-class special edition treatment from Arrow Films. The brainchild of Monty Python screenwriter/star John Cleese, this crime caper follows a barrister who gets embroiled with a gang of jewel... Read more
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Irish Examiner
John Cleese: I worry about trying to write comedy now- 01:53 pm John Cleese says he worries about writing comedy now because he can
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
- 01:53 pm John Cleese says he worries about writing comedy now because he cannot get to grips with the modern world. The Monty Python and Fawlty Towers star, 77, says a lot of contemporary life is lost on him. In the TV series In Conversation... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Life of successful Cumbrian artist celebratedHe was a prodigy really. "I will always remember he had a great sense of humou
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
He was a prodigy really. "I will always remember he had a great sense of humour. He liked things satirical, so he loved Monty Python and The Goons. "His family were very important to him as well. His partner died 15 years ago, so he brought up... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Award-winning French actor Jean Rochefort dead at 87included 2015’s Floride and animation April and the Extraordinary World. Prior
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
included 2015’s Floride and animation April and the Extraordinary World. Prior to his death, the actor was cast by former Monty Python member Terry Gilliam to star as the title character in his film based on the 17th Century Spanish novel Don... Read more
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Daily Mail
French film legend Jean Rochefort dies aged 87dies aged 87 Rochefort was a French national treasure when he was cast to play
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
dies aged 87 Rochefort was a French national treasure when he was cast to play Don Quixote Film was brainchild of Monty Python's Terry Gilliam but it soon began to unravel Star Rochefort was a mainstay of the French film industry for more... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
What's on: 7 things to do in Northern Ireland October 9-15Man's World) and much more from the world pop, funk, soul and more all accompan
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
Man's World) and much more from the world pop, funk, soul and more all accompanied by a full live orchestra. Time: 8pm4. Monty Python's Spamalot at the Grand Opera House, Belfast - October 10-14 Ulster Operatic Company take on Monty Python’s... Read more
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NZCity
Terry Gilliam has opened up about the heartbreaking changes in his Monty Python collaborator Terry Jones since he was diagnosed with dementia in 2015Jones, 75, has been living with Primary Progressive Aphasia, a form of frontote
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
A show with some bitegetting close. We've got a few rehearsals left to go." Sweete described the sh
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 10 days ago
getting close. We've got a few rehearsals left to go." Sweete described the show's jokes as "groaners" and reminiscent of Monty Python. "If you just want to be entertained and just spend an evening having a good few laughs and not thinking about... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Terry Gilliam and Michael Palin reminisce over ‘dirty time’ filming Jabberwocky“very dirty time in my life” as they reunited for an audience Q&A as part of th
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
“very dirty time in my life” as they reunited for an audience Q&A as part of the BFI London Film Festival on Thursday. The Monty Python stars were also joined by Annette Badland, who played Griselda Fishfinger. He took centre stage in the... Read more
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Manning River Times
Look on the bright side with SpamalotPlayers Theatre has again produced a very entertaining show in Monty Python's S
Manning River Times / Posted 11 days ago
Players Theatre has again produced a very entertaining show in Monty Python's Spamalot. If you don’t mind lots of political incorrectness, fake farts and irreverance, get your tickets to Spamalot now. Vows: Prince Herbert (Lindley), Sir Lancelot... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A good dog storybe my pillow. Still, he embraced each day. Gallows humor helped us. “He’s not d
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
be my pillow. Still, he embraced each day. Gallows humor helped us. “He’s not dead yet,” I’d say, referencing a scene from “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” Soon he struggled just to lift his body. We agonized over the decision to let go. We talked... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Antifa movie night!They explore our internal state of being, our most innocent hopes and our steep
The Daily Californian / Posted 11 days ago
They explore our internal state of being, our most innocent hopes and our steepest depressions. ‘Life of Brian’ The Monty Python crew is able to offend both sides of the social spectrum, the orthodox and the rebel-rousers. The film tells a... Read more
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Reuters
After British PM May's speech fiasco, her party puzzles: Who next?Sun, Britain’s most popular newspaper, compared the party to the 1970s televisi
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
Sun, Britain’s most popular newspaper, compared the party to the 1970s television classic “Fawlty Towers” in which Monty Python star John Cleese plays Basil who runs a shambolic hotel while complaining about foreigners. “Like the sign... Read more
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Manning River Times
Look on the bright side with SpamalotPlayers Theatre has again produced a very entertaining show in Monty Python's S
Manning River Times / Posted 12 days ago
Players Theatre has again produced a very entertaining show in Monty Python's Spamalot. If you don’t mind lots of political incorrectness, fake farts and irreverance, get your tickets to Spamalot now. I remember enjoying Monty Python and The Holy... Read more
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The Northern View
Spamalot, War of Wits and a fiddler musicalSpamalot auditions The Monty Python musical has been selected for the 2018 com
The Northern View / Posted 12 days ago
Spamalot auditions The Monty Python musical has been selected for the 2018 community theatre production at the Lester Centre of the Arts. The comedy is loosely based on the search for the Holy Grail. Implemented into the show is one or two things... Read more
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KERA North Texas
After 30 Years, 'The Princess Bride' Abideswhen a full creative work breaks down into familiar pieces that pass from hand
KERA North Texas / Posted 12 days ago
when a full creative work breaks down into familiar pieces that pass from hand to hand like baseball cards. It happened to Monty Python and the Holy Grail, it happened to The Simpsons, it happened to The Big Lebowski. And over the 30 years since... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
October 4today. [ + - ] 1989: English comedian and actor Graham Chapman, best known a
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
today. [ + - ] 1989: English comedian and actor Graham Chapman, best known as one of the members of the comedy group Monty Python, dies at age 48 in Maidstone, Kent, England, after suffering from tonsil cancer and secondary spinal cancer.... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
October 4today. [ + - ] 1989: English comedian and actor Graham Chapman, best known a
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 days ago
today. [ + - ] 1989: English comedian and actor Graham Chapman, best known as one of the members of the comedy group Monty Python, dies at age 48 in Maidstone, Kent, England, after suffering from tonsil cancer and secondary spinal cancer.... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Tom Petty remembered as a ‘tender southern gent in life’ in star tributesmusician and writer and we had daughters who have grown up together since their
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
musician and writer and we had daughters who have grown up together since their friendship at Sarah Lawrence College.” Monty Python star Eric Idle expressed his sadness at the news, adding: “I knew him a little and a kinder, sweeter and more... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man threatens kill his cat if John Cleese doesn't retweet himdidn't retweet A Swiss man sent a bizarre online threat to British actor John
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
didn't retweet A Swiss man sent a bizarre online threat to British actor John Cleese, saying he would shoot his cat if the Monty Python legend did not respond. Leo Ferraro, 50, from Aargau, Switzerland, tweeted the actor's official account,... Read more
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Louth Leader
Finest comic material to be performed at Louth Riverhead Theatresongs, sketches and monologues, by people such as Alan Bennet, Cole Porter, Fry
Louth Leader / Posted 15 days ago
songs, sketches and monologues, by people such as Alan Bennet, Cole Porter, Fry and Laurie, Victoria Wood, Maureen Lipman, Monty Python and many others. Even Shakespeare has a look in on occasions. Performances start from Monday, October 9 to... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Finest comic material to be performed at Louth Riverhead Theatresongs, sketches and monologues, by people such as Alan Bennet, Cole Porter, Fry
Horncastle Today / Posted 15 days ago
songs, sketches and monologues, by people such as Alan Bennet, Cole Porter, Fry and Laurie, Victoria Wood, Maureen Lipman, Monty Python and many others. Even Shakespeare has a look in on occasions. Performances start from Monday, October 9 to... Read more
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Austin Daily Herald
The Wide Angle: I was royalty once … I wasn’t very gooddown the hood in front of the largest concentration of people along the route.
Austin Daily Herald / Posted 15 days ago
down the hood in front of the largest concentration of people along the route. That is how my life went. I was a living Monty Python skit. It was a fear that held me gripping hard and fast to the window of the car while perched precariously on... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Fraser Valley Stage presents Best of the Half MontyIf you’re a fan of SNL, Monty Python and British pub-style humour, then you won
Abbotsford News / Posted 17 days ago
If you’re a fan of SNL, Monty Python and British pub-style humour, then you won’t want to miss Fraser Valley Stage’s upcoming variety show. Then throw in some lively, popular music and you’ve got the makings for the “must-see” show of the fall... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
'The Good Place' Season 2, Episode 3 recap: Team Bad Place uncovers the gamemate after soul mate, until even Glen appears. No matter the scenario, Eleanor
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 days ago
mate after soul mate, until even Glen appears. No matter the scenario, Eleanor will figure it out: at a dude ranch, as a Monty Python monk, in the middle of a field (“Bees, bees, bees!”), trapped in the house with a robotic clown. Every scrap of... Read more
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The Boy Hotspur
‘Winks Winks Nudge Nudge Say No More!’Following Spurs is quite a lot like being trapped in a Monty Python Sketch. Po
The Boy Hotspur / Posted 17 days ago
Following Spurs is quite a lot like being trapped in a Monty Python Sketch. Poch has been cooing over the boy Winks: ““For me, he is the perfect midfielder, who can play box-to-box and like a holding midfielder. He’s so clever, and we are so happy... Read more
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TribLIVE
5 things to do in Pittsburgh this weekendof conversation along with audience Q & A. Before Cleese walks his way onto the
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
of conversation along with audience Q & A. Before Cleese walks his way onto the stage, the audience will get to watch "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" in its entirety on the big screen. Tickets: $60-$126. In honor of Italian Heritage Month,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
From spam to spices, the 10 foods that changed the worldsaid: “Without Spam we wouldn’t have been able to feed our armies.” FACT: The
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
said: “Without Spam we wouldn’t have been able to feed our armies.” FACT: The word ‘spam’ for unwanted emails comes from a Monty Python sketch where every dish in a restaurant featured the meat. SpiceSpice trading created empires (Image:... Read more
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Cloverdale Reporter
Sherlock Holmes-inspired laughs in Royal Canadian’s season-opening showOct. 5, to open a five-theatre tour of Metro Vancouver. “The best way I can de
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 18 days ago
Oct. 5, to open a five-theatre tour of Metro Vancouver. “The best way I can describe it is almost like Vaudeville meets Monty Python meets Conan Doyle,” explained Ellie King, the show’s director. “There’s a lot of clown in it, too. It’s really... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Sherlock Holmes-inspired laughs in Royal Canadian’s season-opening showOct. 5, to open a five-theatre tour of Metro Vancouver. “The best way I can de
Peace Arch News / Posted 18 days ago
Oct. 5, to open a five-theatre tour of Metro Vancouver. “The best way I can describe it is almost like Vaudeville meets Monty Python meets Conan Doyle,” explained Ellie King, the show’s director. “There’s a lot of clown in it, too. It’s really... Read more
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