And Now For Something Completely, Sort Of, New!

Monty Python: The Self Abasement Tapes, 2019

Something new from Monty Python? Not quite.  This year 2019 sees Monty Python reach fifty.  So to celebrate Michael Palin has narrated and put together a series of shows broadcast on BBC Radio 4.  These five episodes have been made available for free streaming globally on the BBC Radio iPlayer, links are provided in this post.


Monty Python: The Self Abasement Tapes are a selection of sketches that never made it to broadcast, or if they did only in very limited form.

Now for the first time alongside former Python Michael Palin’s brilliant narration these sketches finally get an airing.







John Cleese
Michael Palin
Terry Gilliam
Graham Chapman
Eric Idle
Terry Jones

Narrated By

Michael Palin


Channel: BBC Radio 4
Written By: Monty Python
Original Transmission Dates: 4th September – 9th October 2019


BBC Radio 4

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