John Cleese

At Least No One Said You Were Pregnant, Mr Cleese

Kathryn Player | Posted 03.08.2016 | 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 06.05.2016 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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. ...

Top Fictional Hotels From TV, Film and Literature

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 08.11.2014 | 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.