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Mick Jagger Hazes Monty Python In Video For (Mostly) Live Reunion

The last ever round of Monty Python reunion shows has been getting mixed reviews since its first night, July 1. While most fans likely filled the 20,000 seats of the O2 Arena because of nostalgia,...

Eric Idle Shrugs Off Monty Python Criticism

Monty Python star Eric Idle has shrugged off negative reviews of the comedy troupe's reunion shows, insisting they had "15,000 happy customers" on opening night.The veteran funnymen have reunited for their first stage shows in...

The End Is Nigh: Monty Python Reunite For Final Round Of Gigs At The O2

In what may just be the biggest comeback in showbiz history, the remaining members of Monty Python have teamed up again for a number of reunion shows. John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones...

Monty Python Kick Off Final Run Of Gigs

Monty Python had fans in hysterics as they kicked off their residency at London's The O2 arena last night (01.07.14).The legendary comedy troupe - consisting of John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam and...

Monty Python Gang Refuse To Retire

The 'Monty Python' stars will only retire when they die.The comedy troupe's five remaining members have no plans to quit showbiz altogether once their 10 'Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down, Five To Go' live...

Mick Jagger Takes The Mickey In Monty Python Reunion Tour Video

Mick Jagger has starred in a promotional video for the upcoming Monty Python live shows, the first of which will be held tonight at London's O2 venue. The Rolling Stones rocker displays his witty sense...

Monty Python Live To Feature Stephen Hawking Cameo

'Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down, Five To Go' will feature a cameo from Stephen Hawking.One of the surprises planned for the iconic comedy troupe's final hurrah, which kicks off tomorrow night (01.07.14) at London's...

Tributes Pour In For Rik Mayall

Actors Eric Idle, Chris O'dowd, Russell Brand and David Walliams are among the stars who have paid tribute to beloved British funnyman Rik Mayall, who died on Monday (09Jun14) at the age of 56.The shocking...

Monty Python Reunion Sparked By £800,000 Legal Bill

Monty Python decided to reunite following a £800,000 legal bill.The British comedy troupe - Terry Jones, 71, John Cleese, 74, Terry Gilliam, 72, Michael Palin, 70, and Eric Idle, 70 - will re-enact sketches from...

'The Last Night Of Monty Python' Stage Show To Be Shown In Cinemas

This latest announcement will see Monty Python fans simultaneously rejoice and mourn. The bizarre band of innovative comedians will regroup for the final time to perform at London’s O2 arena in July. The five remaining...

Michael Palin: Python Reunion Shows Will Be Last Ever

Michael Palin has confirmed Monty Python will disband for good after their reunion shows.The star claims the beloved comedy troupe's 10 live dates at The O2 arena this July will be the last time the...

Monty Python's Groupies Had 'Interesting Personalities'

Monty Python's groupies were never as attractive as rock groupies. The British comedy troupe - which is made up of John Cleese, 74, Terry Jones, 71, Terry Gilliam, 72, Michael Palin, 70, and Eric Idle,...

Kate Beckinsale To Star In Absolutely Anything

Kate Beckinsale has been cast in 'Absolutely Anything'.The 40-year-old actress - who will next hit the big screen in legal drama 'The Trials of Cate McCall' - will star alongside Simon Pegg in...

Terry Gilliam: Young Stars Should Be Wild

Terry Gilliam thinks young stars should behave badly. The 73-year-old Monty Python star isn't surprised by the likes of Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus behaving badly and wishes more young celebrities had a rock 'n'...

Monty Python To Play 10 Nights In London

Monty Python will now perform 10 live shows in London. The British comedy troupe - who announced earlier this month they had reformed for a one-off live performance - have added an additional five dates...

Eric Idle: Monty Python Reunion Could Go Global

Eric Idle wants to take Monty Python around the world to say ''goodbye''.The 70-year-old funnyman feels ''fortunate'' that five of the six members of the comedy troupe are still alive and able to work and...

Monty Python Sell-out Show In 43.5 Seconds

Monty Python's reunion show sold out in just 43.5 seconds today (25.11.13).The British comedy troupe announced last week they had reformed for a one-off live performance but with demand for tickets so high the group...

Monty Python Live Tickets Sell Out In Just 43 Seconds, More Shows Announced

The eagerly-awaited Monty Python stage show has been extended from one to five days, scheduled for early July next year. The move to add more live dates to the list came as organisers announced that...

Monty Python Want South Park Collaboration

The Monty Python gang want to work with 'South Park'.Terry Jones is reuniting with his old comedy collaborators John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin and Eric Idle for the 'Monty Python Live (Mostly)' show, and...

Terry Gilliam: My Wife Thinks Monty Python Reunion Will Be A 'Shambles'

Terry Gilliam has admitted his wife thinks the Monty Python reunion will be a ''shambles''.The 73-year-old star will reform the famous comedy troupe with his old collaborators - John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones and...

Michael Palin Says Dying With Monty Python Would Be 'Great'

Michael Palin thinks dying during a Monty Python sketch ''would be a great way to go''.The legendary comedy troupe recently announced they were reforming for a one-off reunion show in London and star has said...

Monty Python Tickets From £25. Showing The Stones How To Do It.

News that the surviving members of Monty Python are to reunite for a one-off show at London's O2 Arena in July was met with universal delight in the comedy world this week, though there was...

John Cleese: Monty Python Reunion Will Pay Alimony

John Cleese will use the Monty Python reunion to pay his ex-wife.The 74-year-old funnyman is to reunite with the legendary comedy troupe for a one-off show at London's The O2 in London next year and...

Monty Python Will Include Late Graham Chapman In Show

Monty Python will include late member Graham Chapman in their live comedy show.The group have reunited for a performance at The O2 in London, which will take place on July 1, 2014 and although Graham...

Monty Python Reunite For London Show

Monty Python are reuniting to perform a greatest hits comedy show in 2014 - their first live performance for 33 years.The British comedy act - Terry Jones, 71, John Cleese, 74, Terry Gilliam, 72, Michael...

Monty Python Will Be Back With New Stage Show! Press Conference Scheduled For Today!

Earlier this week, Terry Jones announced that he and the surviving Monty Python members will all return to the stage, marking the first time in decades since they were all reunited. Jones' initial statement was...

Monty Python Reunion Sees Bookies Cutting Odds On New Feature Film

News of the Monty Python reunion ripped through the entertainment world on Tuesday (August 19, 2013), with the surviving members of the Flying Circus, John Cleese, 74, Terry Gilliam, 72, Terry Jones, 71, Eric Idle,...

Monty Python Team's Lucrative Reunion

Monty Python's Terry Jones hopes their reunion will pay off his mortgage.The 71-year-old star joked about the financial benefits of the British comedians' comeback after 30 years.He told the BBC News: ''It's real. We're getting...

Monty Python Back Together For Stage Show - Just In Time For Christmas

They say timing is everything when it comes to comedy, although that logic applies to more then a well-delivered joke, it would seem. The cast of Monty Python, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Eric...

Monty Python Team To Reunite

The Monty Python comedy team are getting back together. The surviving members of the legendary British collective of comedians are set to announce their return 30 years after their final film, 'The Meaning of Life',...

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