Monty Python

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...

There's A Monty Python 'Ministry Of Silly Walks' Crossing Sign In Norway

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Comedy

No, really. It's in Ørje, and people actually use it - not just to cross the road, but to cross the road in a silly fashion. "It's just for fun. ...

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.

News Punch: The Pythons, The Police and Some Prophylactics

Marc Paterson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

It's been a week of reunions and revelations this week. The first team to get back together to relive the tomfoolery of their past is G4S. G4S to Man...

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...

From Python To Gervais: Comedy Inspired By Nietzsche (QUOTES, VIDEOS)

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Comedy

What lies beyond good and evil? A great punchline, of course! Yes, the great Friedrich Nietzsche was born on this day in 1844. And while you might ...

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...

WATCH: Anthony Weiner Mocks Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.08.2013 | UK Politics

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, made famous by his habit of sexting, took time out of his campaign schedule yesterday to mock a Britis...

But What Has Google Ever Done for Us?

Alice Bonasio | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Tech
Alice Bonasio

In the past months there's been a seismic shift in how Google is perceived by the media, government and public in the UK. From being pretty much universally loved and admired as a bastion of corporate goodness Google now finds itself mocked for its "Don't Be Evil" slogan and accused of either condoning or facilitating a range of despicable deeds...

WATCH: Monty Python Parakeet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Comedy

We've already had a parrot whistling 'Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life'. And now for something completely different... Disco the parakeet saying...

WATCH: Parrot Whistles Along To 'Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Our day? Made. By Ollie the African Grey parrot here, who not only whistles along to Monty Python's song when it's played on the piano, but also has a...

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.

It's Not Exactly A 'Monty Python Film' But..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

New details of a film that will reunite 'Monty Python' stars John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin and Terry Jones have emerged. The comedy tro...

'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...

Crowd Funding the Man Who Wrote for Tony Hancock Ten Years After He Died

John Fleming | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

If you pay £1,000, you can have the forgotten comedy hero of your choice added into the book.

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...

Dina Rickman

'We Are Seeing Our Rights Rolled Back, Make No Mistake About That' | Dina Rickman | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK

Sometime in the last week, the phrase "it's politically motivated" became the new "she was asking for it." It might have been when MP George Gallow...

The 50 Funniest Comedy Movies Ever

Empire Online | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK Comedy

After tens of thousands of votes, 14 cracked ribs and seven split sides, we have assembled the very funniest films ever made – according to you, the...

War And Words: How Cyber Editing Could Mean Heathcliff Becomes Boris Johnson

Hilary Robinson | Posted 03.08.2012 | Home
Hilary Robinson

The result? The kindle word, which appears eight times in War And Peace, (which in itself might warrant translation concerns for Tolstoy) was edited into extinction and replaced by 'nook'.

Amazon Kindle and E-Books at Waterstone's - A Sign of the End Times for Paper Books?

Philip White | Posted 23.07.2012 | Home
Philip White

E-readers on the shelves at Waterstone's? Head for the hills, lovers of real books! Do not turn back, lest thee be turned into a pillar of salt.

'It Were Tough Back in My Day...'

Neil Scott | Posted 07.07.2012 | UK Politics
Neil Scott

I don't want a return to Victorian times, a time of certain starvation for those who couldn't find work. I want a return to a tax system that ensures working class people enjoy a decent income, social mobility and empowerment. I want a better world for my children, not a back-breaking struggle.

And Now For Something Completely Different: The Monty Python iPhone App

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Comedy

And now for something completely different... Good news, tech-savvy Monty Python fans. Now you can enjoy 22 classic sketches from the first series...