title card for the monty python film life of brian

Monty Python’s Life Of Brian

Monty Python's Life Of Brian - 1979 Perhaps the best remembered and best loved of the Python movies.  Life Of Brian was hugely controversial, but hysterically funny. The film does contain themes of religiou...
joe pasquale is going on tour as frank spencer

Some Mothers Do Ave News….

February 2018, Comedy News Round Up February is turning out to be quite a month for comedy. Comedian Joe Pasquale announced last year that he wa to play Frank Spencer in a stage version of hit 1970's sitcom...
marty feldman's first tv outing at last the 1948 show

At Last the 1948 Show

At Last the 1948 Show - 1967 When people talk of comedy greats there is someone who often gets overlooked.  That someone is Marty Feldman. At Last The 1948 show was his first TV outing, although he had some...
John Cleese, connie booth and Arthur Lowe star in the strange case of the end of civilisation as we know it

Sherlock Holmes, But Not As We Know It

The Strange Case Of The End Of Civilization As We Know It The Guinness World Records  consistently lists Sherlock Holmes as the "most portrayed movie character" so it's no surprise thst there should be a comed...
monty python's surreal film pofering the meaning of life

Monty Python Take A Look At Life

Monty Python's Meaning Of Life, 1983 Surreal, bizarre, call it what you will, but only Monty Python could get away with it, yes it's the fourth of the Monty Python films The Meaning Of Life.  Tackling the subj...
the monty python team perform their best loved sketches before a live audience at the Hollywood bowl

Monty Python – Live At The Hollywood Bowl

Monty Python - Live At The Hollywood Bowl - 1982 The film of Monty Python's live concert show performed at The Hollywood Bowl. Originally the Pythons had planned on releasing a film consisting of two shows ...
John Cleese and Michael palin star alongside Jamie Lee curtis and kevin cline in a fish called wanda

A Fish Called Wanda, 1988

A Fish Called Wanda was the hugely successful  American-British heist comedy film.  Co-written by ex Monty Python star John Cleese, the film was also notable for a performance of another ex-Monty Python star: M...
the surviving five pythons re-unite for a series of live shows entitled Monty Python Live (mostly)

Was This The Least Expected Comeback?

Monty Python Live (Mostly) 2014 Monty Python Live in 2014.  Perhaps the least expected come back of all time, but almost certainly one of the most popular. The story behind the reunion began in 2013, when t...
john cleese receives Rose d'Or lifetime achievement award

Could John Cleese Return To Sitcom ?

John Cleese is reported to be in talks to return to the BBC for a sitcom which has been written specifically for him. The Fawlty Towers and Monty Python star was quoted in a magazine interview last year as s...