John Cleese

27 Celebrities Who Spurned The Queen And Turned Down Their Honours

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 17.06.2017 | UK

Hundreds of people are recognised every year in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, but not everyone is so eager to welcome the gesture from the Quee...

John Cleese Reveals What Really Began His Feud With Piers Morgan

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

John Cleese has explained the beginning of his now notorious spat with Piers Morgan, which has seen the pair of them frequently at loggerheads on soci...

John Cleese Signs Up For BBC Sitcom 38 Years After 'Fawlty Towers'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

John Cleese will be making his first foray into BBC comedy since he mastered the genre all those years ago. The ‘Fawlty Towers’ and ‘Monty Pytho...

Draft Editorial For 'The Hacking Gazette' - The In-House Magazine For All Non-Resident Billionaire UK Newspaper Providers

John Cleese | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK Comedy
John Cleese

This magazine, in common with other publications like the Daily Mail, The Sun, The Sunday Times, the Telegraph, the Express and the Daily Star and many local newspapers (mostly owned by multi-million pound parent companies, who lobby alongside us) knowingly misreported the law known as 'Section 40' currently subject to a new consultation by our good friends the Tory government...

John Cleese Leads Tributes To 'Fawlty Towers' Co-Star Andrew Sachs

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

The world of entertainment is in mourning again after losing another of its most-loved stars, following the news that Andrew Sachs has died at the age...

Monty Python Stars John Cleese And Eric Idle Hate Selfies So Much They Wrote A Song About Them

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Tech

We thought it was just us being old and grumpy, but it turns out we aren’t the only ones who hate selfies. John Cleese and Eric Idle have written a ...

'Delighted' John Cleese Says The Brexit Doom-Mongers Have Been Proven Wrong

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK

Monty Python star John Cleese has voiced his “delight” that the bleak prophecies of post-Brexit Britain have as yet failed to materialise. The com...

John Cleese Has P*ssed Off A Lot Of Scottish People After Tweeting 'Elitist' Message

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK

John Cleese has been accused of “casual racism” after describing the editor of The Spectator as a “half-educated tenement Scot”. The comedy le...

At Least No One Said You Were Pregnant, Mr Cleese

Kathryn Player | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Entertainment
Kathryn Player

I loved the razor-sharp wit of John Cleese this week. In retaliation for being scorned for his 'paunched belly', Mr Cleese has hit back by reminding the Daily Mail editor about his head start in the heart attack stakes (currently standing at 5-0). But, John, at least no one said you were pregnant.

John Cleese's 'Heart Attack' Jibe At Daily Mail's Paul Dacre May Be His Most Brutal Yet

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK

John Cleese has lashed out at Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre after the newspaper ran an article mocking his “beer belly”. Using pictures of the 76-y...

Safe Spaces Are Not About Political Correctness - They're About Dealing With People Who Tell You What to Think

Gus Cairns | Posted 06.05.2017 | UK
Gus Cairns

You should realise when you are riding roughshod over someone's pain and should f*****g shut up and listen a bit if you actually want people to engage with your point of view, and maybe agree to disagree. Instead of feeling they have to run away, or block their ears and go la-la-la. Or no-platform you, which is the institutional equivalent.

John Cleese Is Having An Absolute Meltdown Over The John Whittingdale Escort Story

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK

The press is helping to cover up the biggest political scandal in 50 years. Well, that's certainly what John Cleese seems to think. The actor and fun...

John Cleese Hints At Legal Action Over 'Fawlty Towers' 'Rip Off'

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 24.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

John Cleese is NOT happy with an Australian theatre company who he claims have ‘shamelessly ripped off’ his classic comedy ‘Fawlty Towers’. Th...

John Cleese Keeps Hold Of Interviewer's Arm In Increasingly Bizarre Chat

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Another day, another strange encounter for Australian breakfast presenter Sam Armytage, as she tried to conduct an interview with Monty Python veteran...

John Cleese Ruthlessly Rips Into Daily Telegraph 'Tory Propaganda Sheet'

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK

John Cleese has branded the Daily Telegraph a Tory propaganda sheet, after it was fined £30,000 for breaking marketing rules when by emailing readers...

'Fawlty Towers' Hotel Set For Demolition

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

The hotel that inspired the iconic series ‘Fawlty Towers’ is set to be knocked down, Western Morning News reports. The Gleneagles Hotel, in To...

Why John Cleese Refuses 'To Work With The BBC Again'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

John Cleese is generally a mellow man these days, but he's been stirred into a rant against BBC bosses who "don't know what they're doing" and the "cl...

Monty Python Members Prepare To Sing-A-Long-A-Holy-Grail

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

It's been a jaw-dropping 40 years - yes, I know! - since the release of 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail'. Yes, the unique turn on the legend of T...

John Cleese Savages Piers Morgan As Bitter Feud Rumbles On

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

John Cleese has continued his feud with Piers Morgan, branding the former ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judge a "a real third-rater". SEE ALSO: P...

Caroline Frost

EXCLUSIVE: How Appearing On The Graham Norton Show Changed John Cleese's Life | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

John Cleese recently appeared on the Graham Norton Show, alongside Taylor Swift and cricketer Kevin Pietersen, and he’s revealed now that something ...

John Cleese & Bill Maher Debate Political Correctness, Muse 'You Can't Make Jokes About Muslims, They'll Kill You'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK

Monty Python scion John Cleese has described political correctness as “condescending” and a barrier to comedy. The comedian mused on the subje...

Guess Who's The Most Popular Python By Far!

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Michael Palin recently told HuffPostUK, "Every other aspect of Python life is contentious or complicated, but being on stage, doing the comedy, we lov...

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 12.12.2014 | 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. ...