2 July 2014 5:53 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

30 years after they last appeared on stage together, Monty Python finally reunited at the O2 last night for the first of a 10-night run.

John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones wheeled out all their classic sketches and diehard fans - many in fancy dress - lapped it up. But what did the critics think of their performance? Here's a run-down of the first reviews:

Digital Spy

"One Down, Five to Go was never conceived as a bid to win new Python fans. It was always meant to be one last nostalgic hurrah, and in that respect they had a head-start knowing that the audience would be full of die-hard devotees. But you're only ever as good as your last performance, and if this really is goodbye this time, then Monty Python are flying out on a high and in style after all these years."

The Guardian

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