John Cleese

John Cleese Insulted Taylor Swift's Cat On The Graham Norton Show, And It Was Very Funny

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Comedy

As any discerning Taylor Swift fan knows, the young songstress owns two cats, one of whom is called Olivia Benson (she's named after a character in 'L...

Note to Mr. Cleese: How I Forgave My Mother

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

John Cleese has been in the news lately for his autobiography which has the critics in agreement on one thing: how can a 74 year old man still harbour such bitter resentment towards his own mother? Answer: very easy, really.

John Cleese Once Asked His Mum WHAT?!

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

John Cleese has revealed he once jokingly offered to have his mother killed to help her stop feeling down after years of suffering from depression. ...

Top Fictional Hotels From TV, Film and Literature

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Trivago.co.uk

This week sees the release of the most hotly-anticipated book for years: The Monogram Murders by Sophie Hannah. The new novel is the first to feature world-renowned Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot since the death of original creator Agatha Christie. Little is known about the upcoming novel apart from its setting: the mysterious Bloxham Hotel. And so to celebrate, trivago.co.uk has compiled a list of the most iconic fictional hotels.

REVIEWS: Critics Divided On Monty Python Reunion

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Monty Python took to the stage last night in London for the first time in four decades, and for what they have confirmed will be their last live tour ...

The One Thing Monty Python WON'T Be Doing On Stage At The O2

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Monty Python fans will soon be making their way to London's O2 arena for tonight's highly-anticipated reunion of the Pythons, live on stage. But d...

Monty Python Stars Blast BBC

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

The stars of Monty Python have criticised the BBC in a new interview, claiming the broadcaster doesn’t understand comedy and produces “an awful am...

Monty Python Confirm London Shows Will Be Their Last

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Monty Python, the world's busiest comedians, have reluctantly decided that 20 July 2014 at The 02 London will (probably) be their last live performanc...

Monty Python Confirm Reunion With Press Conference

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Monty Python are on their way back, the five remaining members have confirmed in a press conference held in London today. John Cleese, Michael Pal...

WATCH: The 30 Best Monty Python Sketches

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK Comedy

The Monty Python team - or at least its living members - are reuniting for a stage show for the first time in over 30 years. So what better way to...

I Can Remember When John Cleese Was Funny - Does That Make Me Old?

Grant Feller | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Grant Feller

My midlife reinvention from office-bound executive to dynamic media entrepreneur has, predictably, not been easy but it has been incredibly inspiring and life-affirming. Yet this morning a friend raised the ugly possibility that it was all doomed - because of my birth certificate.

WATCH: Monty Python And The Holy Grail Gets A Dramatic New Trailer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Comedy

At last! It's the trailer which answers the question: what if 'Monty Python And The Holy Grail' wasn't an intensely funny comedy but an intense histor...

John Cleese Attacks The (Right-Wing) Press

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK

John Cleese has said most British newspapers are "amoral" and "depraved". In comments that seem to have only been covered by the Independent and th...

Terry Jones Interview: He's Not the Messiah... He's a Python

Jason Holmes | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

This is not the sort of conversation I thought I'd be having with Mr Creosote, but Terry Jones has always been a curious brew of erudition and surrealism, one or the other creeping out depending on his mood.

Four Weddings and the Funeral of English Manhood

Iddo Goldfarb | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Iddo Goldfarb

Hugh Grant has made a very decent living, chiefly under the patronage of Richard Curtis, portraying the most simperingly deferential man in the history of the species.

VOTE: Should 'Fawlty Towers' Have Been Edited For Racist Language?

WENN | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

BBC bosses have come under fire for censoring racist language in a re-run of classic 1970s British sitcom 'Fawlty Towers'. The vintage comedy, st...

Simon Cowell Pays Tribute To Michael Winner

WENN | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Funnyman John Cleese and music mogul Simon Cowell have added their tributes to former filmmaker Michael Winner following his death on Monday. The D...

50 Greatest British TV Comedy Characters Of All Time

What Culture! | Posted 09.01.2013 | UK Comedy

British comedy may not be in quite as healthy a position as it used to be, but for good reason classic shows like Fawlty Towers, Only Fools & Horses a...

'Seventh Python' Claim To Spamalot Millions

PA | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

Monty Python stars have expressed "outrage" at the suggestion a film producer suing them in a battle over royalties should be regarded as "the seventh...

John Cleese To Tell Life Story

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 05.10.2012 | Home

Monty Python star John Cleese has signed a deal to publish his first memoir, half a century after launching his entertainment career. The 72-year-o...

Who's That Doing Monty Python's Silly Walk?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Comedy

If you're going to find someone to emulate Monty Python's epic Ministry Of Silly Walks sketch, you might as well make it someone with legs as long as...

PICS: 10 British Comedians Who Have Cracked Hollywood

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK Comedy

According to Variety, Hugh Laurie is in talks to play the baddie in the upcoming remake of Robocop. Laurie is already a darling of American TV, of...

WATCH: This Week's Top 10 Funny Viral Videos

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK Comedy

The more weekly viral video round-ups we do, the more obvious it becomes: you guys loves a cute cat video. Perhaps 'love' isn't a strong enough word -...

WATCH: John Cleese Reveals His Love Of Elderberries, Takes A Dig A Fox News

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK Comedy

More of a Twitterer, John Cleese doesn't often appear on the Monty Python YouTube channel - but when he does, it's unmissable. Back in the public ...

Monty Python Stars Set For Film Reunion

WENN | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

The often-feuding members of the Monty Python comedy troupe are setting their differences aside for a new live action movie. Michael Palin, John Cl...