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  1. Tribeca: Monty Python Members Play Musical Chairs With John Oliver

    3:34 pm 4/25/2015

    "John, I'm sorry about your career. It was going so well. You were doing so f—ing great until you fell for this offer," Eric Idle told the 'Last Week Tonight' host as he gamely moderated a Q&A full of silly gags.Read more

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  2. Tribeca: Monty Python 40th Anniversary Celebration Planned

    7:58 am 3/11/2015

    The New York film festival will host a special screening of 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail,' with members of the comedy group in attendance; premiere the documentary 'Monty Python — The Meaning of Live'; and screen other classic Python films.Read more

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  3. U.K. 2014 in Review: Oscar Glory, 'Star Wars' and Benedict Cumberbatch

    6:00 am 12/26/2014

    Also, Simon Cowell's return to the 'X Factor' U.K. didn't bring the hoped-for ratings boost, while Monty Python said farewellRead more

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  4. 'Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy)': Theater Review

    11:36 am 12/16/2014

    The comic oratorio by Eric Idle and John Du Prez, inspired by Monty Python's "Life of Brian," makes its NYC debut in a Carnegie Hall concert stagingRead more

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  5. Monty Python Collection to Stream on Canada's Project Latte

    6:50 am 11/10/2014

    The British sketch comedy TV series — dead parrots and all — is headed to Canadian SVOD Read more

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  6. U.K. Comedy Featuring Robin Williams Voice Role Gets Chinese Distribution

    1:49 am 11/10/2014

    Said to be Williams' final film, 'Absolutely Anything' also features the voices of the Monty Python teamRead more

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  7. Monty Python Farewell Show Draws $6.6 Million in Cinemas

    6:01 am 9/3/2014

    The final performance of the U.K. comedy group attracted 330,000 people in movie theaters in 52 countriesRead more

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  8. International Celebrities React to the Death of Robin Williams

    2:39 am 8/12/2014

    Stars from the around the globe tweet their tributes to the actor and comedianRead more

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  9. 'Monty Python Live (Mostly)' Third Biggest Live Cinema Event in U.K. Ever

    4:36 am 8/1/2014

    The final performance by the surviving members of the much loved comedy troupe was screened live across 570 venues in the U.K. and Ireland, plus more than 1,800 around the world. Read more

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  10. Mike Myers Makes Cameo at Final Monty Python Stage Show

    3:16 am 7/21/2014

    The live airing of the comedy group's final show proved a ratings hit for U.K. channel Gold, with more than 700,000 tuning in to watch the five remaining Pythons bid farewell.Read more

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