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Bristol Riverside Theatre to Open 28th Season with THE 39 STEPS, 9/30-10/26

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel and a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, the hilarious whodonit opening Bristol Riverside Theatre's season on September 30-October 26. Directed by Gus Kaikkonen , the ensemble cast features Dan Hodge , Matt Leisy , Karen Peakes , and Adam Sowers.

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Related Topix: The 39 Steps, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Hitchcock, Celebrities, Houston, TX, Vocal, Alfred Hitchcock

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Phoenix

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It was inevitable that the country that brought us staid Queen Victoria and stiff upper lips was bound to eventually loosen up and bring us Monty Python, the comedy gang that gave us The Meaning of Life and the Ministry of Funny Walks.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Comedy Movies, The Meaning of Life, Musical Movies

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Examiner.com

On this Day in Movie History, August 22, 1972: Now for Something Different opens

It was on this day, August 22, 1972, the British comedy troupe Monty Python 's feature And Now for Something Completely Different debuted in the US.

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Related Topix: And Now for Something Completely Different, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam

Thu Aug 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Eric Idle, Victoria Clark, Marc Kudisch in 'not the...

The Collegiate Chorale announces its 2014-15 season: the New York City Premiere of Eric Idle and John DuPrez's Not the Messiah at Carnegie Hall, followed by George F. Handel's Susanna at Town Hall, and the US Premiere of Kurt Weill and Franz Werfel's The Road of Promise at Carnegie Hall.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Life of Brian, Comedy Movies, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa musician puts the Sparks Street silly walk to music

Ottawa musician Tyler Kealey performs his cover of Always Look on the Bright Side of Life on Sparks Street's silly walk crosswalk as silly wakers strut, saunter and lurch past in this still from the video he posted on YouTube.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam, Life of Brian, Comedy Movies

BroadwayWorld.com

Monty Python's Total Rubbish: The Complete Collection Now Available on CD

Hot on the heels of the release of Monty Python Sings , the Pythons unveil the U.S. release of a career spanning box set entitled Monty Python's Total Rubbish: The Monty Python's nine UK albums - Monty Python's Flying Circus, Another Monty Python Record, Monty Python's Previous Record, Matching Tie and Handkerchief, Live at Drury Lane, Holy Grail, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, Celebrities, Terry Jones, Monty Python, Club, Graham Chapman

Romsey Advertiser

Python probed over lack of swearing

Communications watchdog Ofcom is investigating after viewers complained about bad language in the broadcast of Monty Python's farewell show - because there was not enough of it.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Comedy, Monty Python's Flying Circus, Entertainment, Television

A-Infos Radio Project

The Q Filmcast: The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Segment 1

Director Terry Gilliam applies his Monty Python sensibilities upon the career of famed German prevaricator Baron von Munchausen in his Adventure Fantasy THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN! Gilliam sets the stage as we travel abroad with Munchausen, a baron who we see flying into the stratosphere on the back of a cannonball, ballooning to the moon, ... (more)

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Annapolis Summer garden embraces the bright side of 'Spamalot'

Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre is capping its season with "Monty Python's Spamalot" an irreverent retelling of the quest for the Holy Grail.

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Related Topix: Theater, Celebrities, Annapolis, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD

Canada.com

Monty Python's Silly Walk comes to Ottawa's Sparks Street

From left, Sparks St. BIA's executive director Les Gagne, Freshii owner, Jag Ghuman, and Sparks St. BIA's Kevin McHale do their own silly walk as they cross Metcalfe St. along Sparks St. Thursday, August 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Travel, Ottawa, Canada Travel

Switched

Robin Williams' Throbbing (and Reciprocated) Love of Python

Just as the Beatles found a kindred spirit in singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson -- so did the Python members find a joyous soulmate in Robin Williams.

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Related Topix: The Fisher King, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Short, Crime Movies, Jack, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Graham Chapman

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Potrero View

Double Feature: And Now for Something Completely Different

Last month I had back-to-back movie experiences that bolstered my faith that film houses, our communal means to share the cinematic experience, will long endure.

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Related Topix: Electronic, Snowpiercer, Celebrities, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Scoop

Monty Python Star Michael Palin -- Live on Stage in February

Acclaimed actor, writer, TV travel documentary presenter, iconic comedian and member of Monty Python Michael Palin has accepted Lateral Events' invitation to tour Michael Palin - Live on Stage to New Zealand in February 2015.

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Related Topix: Michael Palin, Celebrities, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Graham Chapman, Comedy, Monty Python's Flying Circus, Entertainment, Television

Chronicle Live

Hit musical Spamalot set to make a return to Sunderland Empire

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life is just one of the many songs featured in the hit musical Spamalot Following the Pythons' incredible 10 night sell-out run at London's O2 Arena, Monty Python's Spamalot will gallop back out on tour from January next year, to bring the West End production to theatres across the length and breadth of the ... (more)

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Pitch

Monty Python's John Cleese headed to the Midland this fall

Last month, Fairway bookstore Rainy Day Books presented a talk between RDB owner Vivien Jennings and Hillary Clinton at the Midland.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Effingham Herald

Farewell, Monty Python

In the final performance of the 10 "Monty Python Live " shows performed by the famed comedy troupe in London's O2 arena, a slide came up on the big screen that said "Monty Python: 1969-2014."

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, iPad App, iPhone App, Adventure Time, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Staffordshire Newsletter

Large slice of Spam set for Staffordshire

Following the Pythons' 10-night sell-out run at London's O2 Arena, Monty Python's Spamalot will visit Staffordshire as part of a national tour.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

ContactMusic.com

John Cleese's daughter calls step-mum a 'child'

The daughter of John Cleese, Camilla, made several jokes at the expense of her new step-mother, Jennifer Wade whilst performing stand-up at Edinburgh Festival.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam

Thu Aug 07, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: SPAMALOT Brings Old Jokes and New to Pittsburgh CLO

As I sat at the closing performance of the Pittsburgh CLO production of Monty Python's SPAMALOT: A new musical ripped off from the motion picture "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," the two men behind me were deeply involved in the show, quoting punchlines before they came, humming the tunes.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Company, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Supernatural

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Music-News.com

Neill Innes & Fatso - Farewell Posterity Tour - Angel Air Records

Neil Innes has, of course, been around for some considerable time. Innes has always laughed adversity in the face, and is as much a 'tonic' now as he was then, as this Live Tour album demonstrates.

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Related Topix: Neil Innes, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam

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