Monty Python: From the Flying Circus to Spamalot

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Virgin Books, 2007 - Humor - 188 pages
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Here’s the book for anyone who has ever wanted to sing like a lumberjack; pined for a dead parrot; or gone for a silly walk. Combining outrageous humor,unbridled creativity, and surreal animation, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, and Eric Idle entertained millions and inspired generations of comedians as the forces behind Monty Python. This book celebrates the comedic phenomenon—from the original show for the BBC, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, to the benchmark film Life of Brian and today’s smash Broadway hit Spamalot—with biographies, photographs, and a filmography. This tribute to these pioneers of comedy is the definitive guide to all things Python. 

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Much useful information regarding some frequently silly gentlemen. Read full review

Contents

Monty Pythons Flying Circus
10
Monty Python goes to the movies
46
Live Shows
93
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Richard Topping is a comic writer, broadcaster and ex-stand-up comedian. He has also been known to indulge in the occasional silly walk.

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