Monty Python

Miss The Monty Python Live Shows? Here Are The Highlights - Including The Spanish Inquisition (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Comedy

Hoorah! The Python team have graced YouTube with clips from their recent 'Monty Python Live (Mostly)' shows at the O2 arena in London. Check out th...

'Monty Python' Star For 'Strictly'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

‘Monty Python’ star Carol Cleveland is the latest celebrity being linked to the upcoming series of 'Strictly Come Dancing’. The actress, who...

Monty Python Cameo Confirms Stephen Hawking as Pop Culture's Ultimate Science Icon

Alice Bonasio | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Alice Bonasio

Having been one of the lucky ones to snap up a ticket for the opening night of Monty Python's live comeback show yesterday, I still have Always Look on the Bright Side of Life stuck in my head. But just when I thought that penis-shaped swirly canons expelling a stream of frothy bubbles all over the audience was as Pythonish as you could go, it got even better.

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...

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...

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.