Skip to main content
Got a tip?
Newsletters

Eric Idle

‘Monty Python Live (Mostly)’ Third Biggest Live Cinema Event in U.K. Ever

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.

Mike Myers Makes Cameo at Final Monty Python Stage Show

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.

Monty Python Stage Reunion: What the Critics Are Saying

Newspaper?s react to the comedy group's first of 10 London performances, which included guest appearances by Stephen Fry and Stephen Hawking.

‘Monty Python Live (Mostly)’: Theater Review

The first of 10 farewell shows by the British comedy legends is an uneven mix of classic sketches, archival footage and songs in the key of "Spamalot."

Monty Python Launches Official Fan Club

Fans can ask the comedy troupe questions via the site until the Monty Python Live (Mostly) reunion shows kick off at London's O2 arena on July 1.

U.K’s Gold Channel to Live Broadcast Monty Python’s Final Stage Show

The multichannel network owned and operated by BBC Worldwide and Scripps Networks International will carry both a preshow special and the final performance, live from London's O2 arena on July 20.

Rik Mayall, British Cult Comedy Star, Dies at 56

Edgar Wright, Eric Idle and David Walliams were among those paying tribute to the actor and cult comedian who appeared in "The Young Ones" and "Blackadder."

Monty Python London Reunion Adds More Show Dates

John Cleese, one of the members of the U.K. comedy troupe, calls the strong demand for tickets at the O2 Arena "very, very silly," but says the members are "touched that so many fans still want to…

Monty Python Team Outlines Reunion Plans

UPDATED: John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones told a London press conference what they have in store for fans.

Monty Python Member: Troupe to Reunite for Stage Show

Amid much buzz ahead of a formal announcement on Thursday, the BBC quotes Terry Jones as saying, "We're getting together and putting on a show."

A Liar’s Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman: Toronto Review

An unorthodox retelling of the life of the late Monty Python member that features the voices of John Cleese, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam, plus Cameron Diaz as Freud.

Closing Ceremony of the London Olympics: Review

With a lineup that featured The Who, Annie Lennox, The Spice Girls, Madness, The Pet Shop Boys, George Michael, Liam Gallagher, Take That and Fatboy Slim, the London Olympics signoff ceremony was a…