"Half a Sixpence". Directed by Gene Saks
. Broadhurst Theatre; 511 performances. Cast included John Cleese
(as "Young Walshingham/Helen's brother")
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England changed much more than I did. We used to have some sort of middle class culture with an adequate amount of respect for education. It was a bit racist - not in a mean way though, but still racist. Some things have changed for the better. But it's not a middle class culture anymore, but a yob culture, a rowdy culture.
According to Brian Henson
, when Cleese guest-starred on The Muppet Show
(1976), he enjoyed the show very much and became very close with the writers because he wanted to get involved in the writing. When he did get involved with the writing, he and the other writers came up with a concept where Cleese was being held against his will on the show and would try to get off the show while the Muppets ...
Usually plays uptight or overbearing comic characters.