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They're Very Naughty Boys: Ofcom Probes Monty Python Swearing

By Michael West | 18th August 2014

Communications watchdog Ofcom is investigating the Monty Python live show after bad language was broadcast before the watershed. Many of the complaints about the farewell show on 'Gold' concerned offensive language though some fans had...

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

By Victoria Pavlova | 3rd July 2014

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,...

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

By Victoria Pavlova | 2nd July 2014

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...

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Mick Jagger Takes The Mickey In Monty Python Reunion Tour Video

By Lauren James | 1st July 2014

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...

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

By Sophie Miskiw | 25th April 2014

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...

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Michael Palin: "A Lot Of Monty Python Was Crap, It Really Was"

By Michael West | 9th April 2014

Michael Palin, 70, has claimed that much of his pioneering comedy show Monty Python's Flying Circus was "crap". The comedian, writer and broadcaster conceded there had been some "gleaming moments" such as the Dead Parrot...

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Michael Palin Calls Monty Python "Crap" As Reunion Shows Loom

By Nick Hill | 9th April 2014

Last November (2013) the famed British comedy group announced that they will be reuniting for a series of stage performances to take place this coming July.Each performance will be held at London's O2 Arena, and...

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

By Lauren James | 25th November 2013

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...

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

By Michael West | 22nd November 2013

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...

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

By Joe Wilde | 21st November 2013

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...

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Monty Python Reunion Sees Bookies Cutting Odds On New Feature Film

By Michael West | 20th November 2013

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,...

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

By Jack de Aguilar | 19th November 2013

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...

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Producer Of "Monty Python And The Holy Grail" Wins Royalty Lawsuit Against The Comedians

By Victoria Pavlova | 5th July 2013

The producer behind Monty Python and the Holy Grail has won the lawsuit against the comedy team, entitling him to one seventh of the profits from Spamalot – a musical, based on the film. Mark...

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Mark Forstater Wins In Monty Python Royalty Court Case

By Jack de Aguilar | 5th July 2013

Mark Forstater - the producer of the 1975 film Monty Python And The Holy Grail has – has triumphed over the Monty Python team in a battle over royalties. According to Forstater, he was entitled...

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Michael Palin To Star In Ww1 Drama, His First Television Role In 22 Years

By Michael West | 3rd July 2013

Michael Palin will make his first television acting appearance in over two decades when he lines up alongside Ben Chaplin, Emilia Fox and Steve Oram in BBC Two's World War 1 drama The Wiper Times....

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Michael Palin To Be Honoured With Bafta's Highest Honour At May's Ceremony

By Joe Wilde | 4th May 2013

Michael Palin will be honoured at next month's BAFTA awards with the highest honour the guild gives out; the fellowship. The Sunday 12 May ceremony will see Palin receive recognition for his decades-long work on...

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Royalties Looking Unlikely For Monty Python Producer After Michael Palin Claims There Was Never 'A Seventh Python'

By Contributor | 5th December 2012

'The seventh Python' looks like he’s on the way to getting his comeuppance after Monty Python man Michael Palin completely rejected the notion that the producer, Mark Forstater, of the famous 1975 film Monty Python...

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Monty Python Stars Sued For As Much As £1m In Royalties From The Musical Spamalot.

By Jack de Aguilar | 30th November 2012

An enigmatic, mysterious man dubbed the 'seventh Python' is suing the stars of Monty Python for the cash they made while performing in the musical, Spamalot, a spin off from Monty Python And The Holy...

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Spamalot Won’T Pay A Lot? Surviving Monty Pythons Sued By Holy Grail Producer

By Hayley Avron | 30th November 2012

The producer of Monty Python and the Holy Grail – Mark Forstater - is suing the remaining members of Monty Python over royalty rights to the stage show Spamalot. Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael...

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