Adapted C.S. Lewis
' biting satire "The Screwtape Letters". NOTE: Received a Grammy nomination for Best Spoken Word performance. performance.
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If I can get you to laugh with me, you like me better, which makes you more open to my ideas. And if I can persuade you to laugh at the particular point I make, by laughing at it you acknowledge its truth.
Campaigned long, hard but unsuccessfully to win the role of Brian in Monty Python's Life of Brian
(1979) because he wanted to expand his range in his first substantial film role, but the rest of the group favored the late Graham Chapman
, and eventually the group persuaded Cleese that Chapman was better suited to the part of Brian and Cleese stepped aside.