Michael Palin

How Can We Democratise Tourism?

Justin Francis | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Justin Francis

We have various hypotheses about the possible benefits of these trips - in time we'll try to research and prove them but in the meantime it's my personal belief that travel can have a transformative effect, that it can foster a greater understanding of other cultures and to open our eyes to the possibilities in the world.

Eric Idle Tells How The Pythons Are Supporting Dementia-Stricken Terry Jones

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK

Eric Idle has described how the Monty Python stars have rallied to support Terry Jones as he battles a rare form of dementia. Idle, who has written ...

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...

Idris's Intimate Film About Grief And Music To Make Festival Debut

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Idris Elba’s moving struggle to produce an album of South African music that pays tribute to Nelson Mandela – the man he played on screen - while ...

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...

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...

David Beckham Tries To Answer A Strange Question

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

David Beckham may be used to dining with princes and Pele, but he admitted today that he's finally met someone who asked him a question he had trouble...

Caroline Frost

EXCLUSIVE: 'Why Monty Python's Never Really Happened Since'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Michael Palin thinks the success of his Monty Python comedy troupe was all about timing, and having the same revolutionary spirit as the Beatles. ...

Caroline Frost

'We've Got To Change Our Trousers 15 Times'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

As the Monty Python team prepare to hit the stage this evening, Michael Palin reveals to HuffPostUK that he hopes he has the stamina to cope with ente...

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...

Emma Thompson And Colin Firth Demand Cameron Offer Safe Haven For Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Syria's growing number of refugees have found some unlikely champions in the form of British actors Emma Thompson and Colin Firth. The British Hollywo...

Christmas and Me

Jamie Stangroom | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Comedy
Jamie Stangroom

Christmas seems to get longer every year. I noticed that shopping-channel BidTV started flogging Christmas decorations in September... As the build-up gets bigger and bigger, by the time it eventually comes around, the intensity is so excessive that it could never be as good as you'd hoped.

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...

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...

Caroline Frost

REVIEW: 'The Wipers Times' - Humour Along With Horror In Trenches Of Ypres

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

Writers Ian Hislop and Nick Newman brought to life all the atmosphere of 1916, and the bombed-out trenches, when men were kept back from boredom, fear...

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.

'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...

Michael Palin's Cosy Travelogue Ignores the Dark Side of Brazil

Sarah de Carvalho | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sarah de Carvalho

UNICEF has put the number of street children living and working on the streets of Brazil as high as two million. As many as one in three of these children will likely die before their 18th birthday.

Michael Palin Meets...Michael Katakis

Emily Ray | Posted 29.04.2012 | Home
Emily Ray

Michael Palin, with his greying hair and reading glasses swinging in his hand, has just arrived on stage. The audience quietens, as they wait in anticipation for what will happen next.

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 -...

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...

Monty Python Team Back In Business For 3D Film

www.telegraph.co.uk | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK Entertainment

Monty Python have begun production on their first reunion project since The Meaning of Life in 1983. Their next film, A Liar's Autobiography, is an...