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Terry Jones Doesn't Recognise Monty Python Co-stars

Michael Palin says Terry Jones no longer recognises him due to his dementia.The pair became close friends during their time in the Monty Python comedy troupe with Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Eric Idle and the...

Terry Gilliam: 'Monty Python Is Finished'

Terry Gilliam says 'Monty Python' is finished due to Terry Jones' dementia. The 78-year-old director - who formed the comedy troupe with Jones, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle and the late Graham Chapman -...

Monty Python 50th Anniversary Plans Revealed

'Monty Python' will release previously-unheard material for their 50th anniversary.The celebrated comedy troupe - comprising John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, and the late Graham Chapman - reach half a century...

Michael Palin Quizzed On Travel Plans By Prince William

Sir Michael Palin received his knighthood from Prince William at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday (12.06.18) and was quizzed by the royal about his upcoming travels.The 76-year-old actor - who was recognised for his services to...

George Harrison Financed Life Of Brian Because He 'Wanted To See It'

George Harrison remortgaged his house to finance Monty Python's 'Life of Brian' because he ''wanted to see it''. Sir Michael Palin revealed that after EMI got ''cold feet'' about the classic 1979 comedy - which...

Terry Jones 'Doesn't Recognise' Friends

Terry Jones no longer recognises his 'Monty Python' co-stars.The 76-year-old actor was diagnosed with Primary Progressive Aphasia, a form of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) that impairs the sufferer's ability to speak and communicate, in 2015 and...

Eric Idle Writing Spamalot Movie Script

Eric Idle is bringing 'Spamalot' to the big screen. The 75-year-old comedian is in the process of penning a script for a movie adaptation of his musical comedy - which was based on 1975 film...

Michael Palin Doesn't See Himself As A Satirist

Michael Palin doesn't think he is a ''satirist''.The 74-year-old comedian shot to fame as a part of Monty Python - also comprised of John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and the late Graham...

Terry Gilliam's Sadness Over Terry Jones' Dementia

Terry Gilliam has opened up about the heartbreaking changes in his Monty Python collaborator Terry Jones since he was diagnosed with dementia in 2015.Jones, 75, has been living with Primary Progressive Aphasia, a form of...

Monty Python Stars Nursed Terry Jones Through Final Live Shows

In September (16) it was announced that the 74-year-old funnyman was suffering from primary progressive aphasia - a type of dementia affecting the brain's frontal lobe. Eric Idle has revealed...

Eric Idle: Terry Jones Is 'Still Here'

Eric Idle says Terry Jones is ''still here'' despite his battle with dementia.It was revealed in September that the 74-year-old comedian is battling with primary progressive aphasia - a type of dementia that affects the...

Michael Palin: "The Pythons Will Rally Round Terry Jones"

Michael Palin has said that Terry Jones can count on his fellow Pythons to rally around him following his diagnosis with dementia and speech-limiting aphasia.Last month Jones revealed he had been diagnosed with the devastating...

Terry Jones Makes First Public Appearance Since Revealing Dementia Diagnosis

Last month (Sep16), the 74-year-old Monty Python star announced he has been suffering from primary progressive aphasia - a type of dementia affecting the brain's frontal lobe. His sad news came days...

Michael Palin: 'Terry Jones Battling Dementia Is Painful To Watch'

The 74-year-old writer, director and actor formed the iconic comedy group alongside Palin, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, and Graham Chapman. He was recently told by doctors he has primary progressive...

Michael Palin Writes Moving Post After Terry Jones Reveals Dementia Diagnosis

Monty Python star Michael Palin has penned a moving post about his friend and colleague Terry Jones’ dementia diagnosis. Jones’ diagnosis was revealed earlier this week, with a spokesperson for the actor and writer saying...

Monty Python Star Terry Jones Diagnosed With Dementia

The 74-year-old British funnyman who, alongside Michael Palin, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, and Graham Chapman formed the iconic surreal comedy group, has been told by doctors he has primary progressive aphasia - a...

'Monty Python' Genius Terry Jones Diagnosed With Dementia

Terry Jones, one of the comedy legends behind Monty Python, has been diagnosed with dementia and is no longer able to give interviews, it has been revealed.The 74 year old’s battle with the devastating disease...

Terry Jones To Direct Marty Feldman Play

Jeepers Creepers will chronicle the eye-popping British comic's move to Hollywood, where he portrayed hunchback Igor in Mel Brooks' cult movie comedy Young Frankenstein. The play has been written by Feldman's biographer...

Simon Pegg Goes From Absolutely Anything Back To Star Trek

At 45, Simon Pegg's career is going into overdrive. Not only is he in two of the biggest franchises in cinema (Star Trek and Mission: Impossible), but he's also appearing in this year's Star Wars...

Tom Hardy Backs Bowel Cancer Drive

The Dark Knight Rises star Hardy and his actress wife Charlotte Riley will join thousands of others by donning an eye-catching item of clothing to back the Stand Out to Stop campaign for...

Michael Palin Slams John Cleese And Eric Idle

Michael Palin has branded John Cleese and Eric Idle ''difficult''.The 71-year-old comedian admits there was always a divide within the 'Monty Python' team as his two colleagues enjoyed lavish ''lifestyles'' and ''higher expectations'' than the...

Monty Python To Reunite At Tribeca, As Film Festival Marks 40th Anniversary Of 'Holy Grail'

It’s been four decades since Monty Python gave moviegoers an unforgettable laugh, when their first film Monty Python and the Holy Grail hit cinemas in 1975. So of course it's only fitting that the comedy...

Terry Jones' Ex-wife Received Half Monty Python Show Earnings

Monty Python star Terry Jones insists the comedy troupe's reunion shows will not help pay off his mortgage because his ex-wife received half of his salary.The comedian reunited with John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam...

Terry Jones Struggling To Pay Mortgage

Terry Jones is struggling to pay his mortgage, despite receiving £800,000 for the Monty Python live shows. The 72-year-old performer has a £700,000 interest-only mortgage on his £2.5 million house, but is finding it difficult...

Anna Wintour To Be Honoured With Award

Anna Wintour will receive the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2014 British Fashion Awards.The ceremony - which will take place at the London Coliseum on December 1 - will see the editor of American Vogue...

John Cleese 'Looking Forward' To Death

John Cleese is ''looking forward'' to dying in five or six years. The 74-year-old actor insists he is not going to start writing another film because he will pass away before he finishes the project...

Terry Jones Pays Tribute To Robin Williams

Terry Jones says Robin Williams was funny on a totally different level.The Monty Python star has praised his fellow comedy legend for his ''humility'', and insisted while the late actor - who committed suicide on...

Terry Jones: 'I Needed Cue Cards At Monty Python Shows'

Monty Python star Terry Jones has defended his use of cue cards during the comedy troupe's reunion shows this month (Jul14), insisting the memory aid did not ruin the experience for the audience.The veteran funnyman...

Monty Python Perform Together For Final Time

The members of legendary comedy troupe 'Monty Python' performed together for the final time on Sunday (20.07.14).Eric Idle, 71, John Cleese, 74, Michael Palin, 71, Terry Gilliam, 73, and Terry Jones, 72, took their last...

Monty Python Earn £2m For Final Shows

Monty Python are set to make £2.2 million each from their recent reunion.The legendary comedy troupe - consisting of John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones - will all earn a...

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