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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 Things They Tweet: 4269582

3rd July 2014

"Much tighter show tonight. With a great crowd. Terry J cut his face open in the first sketch. Just a flesh wound. We may keep it in..." Eric Idle reveals Terry Jones was injured during...

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Eric Idle Shrugs Off Monty Python Criticism

2nd July 2014

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...

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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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Monty Python Kick Off Final Run Of Gigs

2nd July 2014

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...

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Monty Python Thrill Fans With Comeback But Leave Critics Cold

2nd July 2014

Legendary comedy troupe Monty Python sealed their live comeback in front of 16,000 fans in London on Tuesday night (01Jul14).John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin kicked off their Monty Python...

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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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Rolling Stones Stars Appear In Monty Python Promo

30th June 2014

Rolling Stones stars Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts have filmed a skit to promote the Monty Python comedy troupe's live comeback.In the sketch, posted on YouTube.com on Monday (30Jun14), Jagger jokes that the comedians planning...

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The Things They Tweet: 4266608

30th June 2014

"Dear @EricIdle and Pythons, have a great run in London, you influenced my life and comedy." Funnyman Steve Martin sends his best wishes to Eric Idle and his Monty Python comedy troupe ahead of their...

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26th June 2014

The stars of Monty Python have launched a cell phone game to celebrate their reunion performances in London in July (14). The game is based on the Ministry of Silly Walks sketch from Tv show...

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Monty Python Stars Auctioning Cameo Role In Live Show

19th June 2014

The stars of Monty Python are raising money for charity by offering a cameo part in their live show to the highest bidder.The British comedy troupe is reuniting for a string of 10 performances at...

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Monty Python's Final Show To Be Broadcast Live On British Tv

13th June 2014

Fans who missed out on tickets to Monty Python's sold-out reunion shows will be able to catch a live broadcast of the comedy group's final performance on U.K. Tv.The beloved comedy troupe will hit the...

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The Things They Tweet: 4236938

9th June 2014

"Every day for 3 months I have hiked up the Hollywood hills to prepare for my role of Eric Idle in the Monty Python Musical Revue. Fit now." Veteran funnyman Eric Idle is in tip-top...

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Monty Python Stars Release Soccer World Cup Tune

9th June 2014

The stars of Monty Python have sealed their comeback by releasing an unofficial anthem for the soccer World Cup.The comedy troupe will be back on stage next month (Jul14) for the first time in 30...

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Unofficial England World Cup Song #8576: Monty Python Chime In With Their Own

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th June 2014

Monty Python’s cheeky reimagining of 'Always Look on the Bright Side of Life' is a playful ditty, sure to galvanise the nation’s spirit ahead of the World Cup in Brazil. This is probably the best...

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Monty Python Release Own Version Of England Football Anthem For 2014 World Cup

By Nick Hill | 9th June 2014

The recently united comedy group Monty Python are getting into the spirit of the World Cup, which kicks-off next week.The comedians have reworked their classic "Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life" tune, and...

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Monty Python Clothes Eaten By Moths

3rd June 2014

Comedy troupe Monty Python had to replace all their stage clothes and hats for their upcoming reunion shows because the original garments were ruined by moths.The veteran sketch show team - John Cleese, Eric Idle,...

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The Things They Say: 4227560

3rd June 2014

"In America we are treated like comedy deities, which I've always found terribly embarrassing. All you want to say is, 'We weren't that funny.' I've never liked being treated like a god." Monty Python star...

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John Cleese Left Soaked After Provoking Interviewer

23rd May 2014

Monty Python star John Cleese got a soaking during an appearance on a U.K. chat show this week (ends23May14) after he pelted host Alan Carr with drinks and nuts.The veteran funnyman was a guest on...

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Monty Python Stars In Fresh Royalties Dispute

20th May 2014

The stars of the Monty Python comedy troupe are facing the threat of another costly legal battle over Spamalot royalties amid a financial dispute with funnyman Neil Innes.The British comedy veterans have become embroiled in...

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Terry Gilliam Not Happy About Monty Python Reunion Shows

18th May 2014

Eccentric filmmaker Terry Gilliam isn't exactly looking forward to the upcoming Monty Python reunion, because he fears it will be a sad affair.The beloved comedy troupe will hit the stage at London's O2 Arena in...

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25th April 2014

Fans who missed out on tickets to the Monty Python reunion stage show in London will be able to watch it in cinemas around the world. The last show of the ten-date run will be...

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Michael Palin Plots Solo Tour After Monty Python Reunion

9th April 2014

Monty Python star Michael Palin will head out on the road for a solo tour of the U.K. after the comedy group's highly-anticipated reunion in the summer (14).Palin will reunite with John Cleese, Terry Gilliam,...

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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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Monty Python Stars Scrapped Plans For World Tour

4th April 2014

The veteran stars of British comedy troupe Monty Python turned down a lucrative offer to take their reunion show on a world tour.The funnymen will reunite for a run of shows at London's O2 Arena...

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Monty Python To Release Comedy Songs

19th March 2014

British comedy troupe Monty Python will release new music in May (14), ahead of their reunion shows in the summer (14).John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin came back together last...

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Monty Python To Split For Good After Reunion Shows

14th March 2014

British comedy troupe Monty Python will split for good after their money-spinning reunion shows this summer (14), according to Michael Palin.The veteran comedians came back together last year (13) to announce plans for a series...

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Monty Python's Groupies Had 'Interesting Personalities'

5th March 2014

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,...

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Monty Python House Up For Sale

17th January 2014

A house once used as a studio by comedy team Monty Python has gone on sale for almost $20 million (£12.5 million).The property, Milkwood Studios in north London, was used by stars including John Cleese...

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Fascinating Fact: 4027015

16th January 2014

Monty Python star Michael Palin has landed another Tv acting role after returning to the small screen last year (13) in black comedy The Wipers Times. The funnyman-turned-travel broadcaster will lead the cast of Remember...

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