(July 7 to September 6, 2009) John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and he wrote the original screenplay for the musical, "Monty Python's Spamalot," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Eric Idle wrote the book and lyrics. John Du Prez and Eric Idle were composers. Casey Nicholaw was ...
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Whatever the failings of the Footlights it was in fact more important than Cambridge University. Invisible to the outside world, but painfully obvious when you went for your first fitting, the University wore rose-coloured contact lenses. All it could offer was three years of dull and pointless work, with no hope of a job at the end of it, while Footlights had a much more practical and enjoyable ...
According to John Cleese
, his writing partner before and during Monty Python, Cleese himself did most of the actual writing while Chapman sat back quietly smoking his pipe not saying anything for long periods of time before throwing out an idea that often changed the course of the script for the better. Case in point, Cleese's original idea for the dead parrot sketch was that of a man trying to ...
Often cast as comical authority figures (most notably the Colonel)