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Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Dead Collector / Peasant 1 / Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-as-Sir Launcelot / First Swamp Castle Guard / Concorde / Roger the Shrubber / Brother Maynard
The Meaning of Life
Gunther / Fish #3 / 'Meaning of Life' Singer / Mr. Moore / Mrs. Blackitt / Watson / Blackitt / Atkinson / Perkins / Victim #3 / Front End / Mrs. Hendy / Man in Pink / Noël Coward / Gaston / Angela
Life of Brian
Mr. Cheeky / Stan aka Loretta / Harry the Haggler / Culprit Woman / Warris / Intensely Dull Youth / Jailer's Assistant / Otto / Lead Singer Crucifee
Medoro (English version, voice)
Mr. Parentheses / Parenthesis / School Master
Nuns on the Run
Brian Hope / Flight Attendant #1 (as Eric Idle, Brian Hope)
Life of Brian
Mr. Cheeky / Stan aka Loretta / Harry the Haggler / ...
Monty Python's Flying Circus
Various / Clerk / Professor / ...
- Mr. Neutron
... Captain Carpenter / Mrs. Smailes / Chairman / ...
... Dr. Natal / Michael Charlton / Second Assistant / ...
Various (as Montypython Flyingcircus)
At Last the 1948 Show
End of row opera patron / Beethoven patient / waiter / ...
- Episode #1.4
... Beethoven patient / waiter / elevator operator
Wrote and performs theme song for UK comedy series "One Foot In The Grave."
1 Print Biography |
7 Interviews |
5 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Montypython Flyingcircus | Brian Hope | Eric Spam Eggs and Chips Idle | Eric Whicker Whicker Idle | Eric C. Idleberg | Rice Lied | Monty Python | The Usual Lot
6' 1" (1.86 m)
Did You Know?
[January 2017; asked about why his leg is in a cast] I fell over looking under the bed for a guitar case and broke my damn ankle. Not easy to do and quite painful.
On July 1st - 5th & July 15th - 20th, 2014 The Pythons perform Monty Python Live (mostly) at the O2 to sold out crows of 16,000 for each of the 10 nights, Eric Idle wrote and directed the show.
His characters on Monty Python were often mischievous and happy go lucky men.
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