This reunion show features the five surviving members of Monty Python, with Graham Chapman's ashes in attendance. The Pythons look back at their work and receive an American Film Industry ... See full summary »
This series is presented by self-confessed Python nut Hugh Bonneville, each show with a group of five famous comedians remembering their favourite Python moments. Each guest chooses a sketch (or two) and it's played with their comments..
This programme celebrates the 30th Anniversary of Monty Python's final film The Meaning of Life. It reunites John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin as they ... See full summary »
Llama lecturer /
Second Yorkshireman /
Armless Officer /
Pope Julius II /
Vocational Guidance Counsellor /
Officer Praline /
Second Penguin on Telly Pepperpot /
Albatross Seller /
Miss Anne Elk /
Mr. Barnard /
Spanish Dancer /
Piano player /
Pope's Servant /
Second Bruce /
Constable Parrot /
Professor D.P. Gumby /
Sir Norman Barry Castle /
Cardinal Fang /
I've got two legs singer
Spanish Man /
Fourth Yorkshireman /
Harry Blackitt /
Mr. Anchovy /
Third Bruce /
TV Host /
Second Poofy Judge /
Cardinal Ximenez /
Argument Customer /
Pet Shop Emplyee
The reunion of the Monty Python team on stage for the first time in over 30 years, and for the last time ever, was the most anticipated production of 2014. Filmed on the final night of the run of ten sold out performances, live at London's O2 Arena on 20 July, Monty Python Live (mostly) - One Down Five to Go sees the five surviving members - John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin - together with Carol Cleveland, perform many of their classic sketches and much-loved songs. The show also encompasses film inserts from Monty Python's Flying Circus, Terry Gilliam's iconic animations, outrageous dance routines by an ensemble of twenty and a fantastic live orchestra. Featuring Stephen Hawking and Professor Brian Cox, with guest appearances by Eddie Izzard and Mike Myers, the show cements the Python's reputation as the most influential comedy group of all time and, more importantly, still one of the funniest. All the favorites, with some modern twists, are ...
There have been at least two versions shown on TV in foreign countries, one of approx. 135 minutes and a heavily edited 90 minutes version. The latter of course omits a lot of sketches, though mainly dancing numbers and the in between clips, retaining most but not all of the stage acts by the Python members. See more »
Another's review- Monty at its very second best. Sad really.
The musical numbers are contrived and silly but not in a Silly Walks good way.
No offense to the legacy of brilliant material they have given us, but this production is a pale shadow of even the worst past work.
The team are pretty much upfront about this being a last (maybe) cash grab by some talented old men- mind you, from the camera shots of the audience, old was the new young, but this was so crass and shallow that even the inside joke of pumping the well one last time fell flat.
Now sod off and get a download of some original sketches or movies. When they were funny.
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