Spam. Dead parrots. Lumberjacks. Nudge-nudges. Silly walks. The inside stories of all of Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin’s greatest hits are covered in Monty Python’s Flying Circus: Hidden Treasures. ...
Last week it was sadly revealed that ‘Monty Python’ legend Terry Jones was diagnosed with dementia. Jones was famous for his TV and movie work that included co-directing ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’, helming ‘Life of Brian’ where he played Brian’s mum, and also ‘The Meaning of Life’. Long time collaborator and good friend Michael Palin has taken to Facebook to share a heartwarming and equally heartbreaking post about the devastation of dementia and his friendship with Jones.
Monty Python’s classic ‘The Life of Brian’ is to be screened in Bournemouth after the town 'banned’ the movie some 35 years ago. Bournemouth wasn’t the only place to object to the movie, far from it.
A Holy Grail for hardcore Monty Python fans has been found. One of the special features to entice people to buy the new Blu-ray of Monty Python and the Holy Grail is 14 minutes of animation produced by Terry Gilliam that was cut from the original 1975 comedy.