Terry Jones

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Terry Jones, John Cleese, Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam dressed as Gumbys. Photograph: Thane Bruckland/PA

They return – it would appear – to a time where no one is the messiah but there is no shortage of naughty boys. Fifty years after the first broadcast(...)

Fortieth-anniversary rerelease: Graham Chapman in Monty Python’s Life of Brian

MICHAEL PALIN Actor, writer We were on a publicity tour in Amsterdam for Monty Python and the Holy Grail when Eric Idle came up with the title Jesus (...)

A scene from Monty Python’s Life of Brian.

Unseen sketches from Monty Python have been discovered in the archives of Michael Palin. The comedy group - containing Palin, Graham Chapman, John C(...)

Some Like It Hot: the greatest comedy of all time?

Billy Wilder’s Some Like it Hot has been voted the best comedy of all time in a poll for BBC Culture. Some 253 critics from around the world – includi(...)

We know a great deal more about Geoffrey Chaucer than we do about any other early writer in English, because he was a civil servant who played an a(...)

Kerry Fox and Mark Rylance  in the sexually explicit mainstream film ‘Intimacy’

The Fifty Shades juggernaut rolled into town recently amid a storm of white-hot hype, only to be met with stinging criticism. Chief among the gripe(...)

The surviving members of the original cast of Monty Python, from left, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and John Cleese, pose for photographers at a photocall in central London last week. Photograph:  REUTERS/Andrew Winning

The remaining members of Monty Python have announced four more shows after their reunion at London’s O2 sold out in less than a minute.The veteran com(...)

Flying Circus: Terry Jones, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam and Michael Palin in the 1970s. Photograph: BBC

And now for something completely predictable: Monty Python said this week that they are re-forming for a show at the O2 in London, with a tour likely (...)

File photograph of Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Graham Chapman, John Cleese and Michael Palin from Monty Python. Photograph: PA Wire

Comedy veterans Monty Python are set to reunite for a stage show.Surviving members John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Pali(...)

Pastor Terry Jones is escorted by Polk County Sheriff’s Deputies to a waiting patrol car at their PCSO Southwest District substation in Lakeland, Florida . Photograph: Pierre DuCharme/Reuters

Anti-Islam pastor Terry Jones was released from a Florida jail today after his arrest on a felony charge stemming from his plan to burn more than 2,0(...)

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