Michael Palin stars in ripping yarns an often forgotten 1970's comedy series from the BBC

Ripping Yarns

Ripping Yarns - 1976 Michael Palin and Terry Jones' spoof of pre-World War II literature aimed at schoolboys.  Running for two series totaling only nine episodes between 1976 and 1979. Michael Palin had the...
marty feldman stars in it's marty

Marty Feldman Stars In….

Marty, 1968 Marty Fieldman was until 1967 perhaps best known as a comedy writer.  When he became part of the cast of At Last The 1948 Show.  Fresh from the success of this came Fieldman's first TV series in hi...
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...
michael palin and terry jones star in the complete and utter history of britain

The Complete and Utter History of Britain

The Complete and Utter History of Britain, 1969 The Complete and Utter History of Britain.  Some people saw this, almost forgotten, show as a forerunner to Monty Python.  It was created and written by Michael ...
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...