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Monty Python (Comedy troupe)

Overview
Works: 494 works in 1,673 publications in 11 languages and 33,674 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Television comedies  Religious films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Biography  Parody films  Original cast recordings  Concert films 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Scenarist, Creator, Narrator, Singer, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Visual )

218 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 6,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quest for the Holy Grail by King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table is retold in the inimitable Python fashion
Monty Python's flying circus by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Visual )

194 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 4,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These three episodes from the second season feature the hallmarks of Monty Python, surprise, silliness, men in drag and bizarre animation
Life of Brian by Graham Chapman( Visual )

95 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty Python delivers the group's sharpest and smartest satire of both religion and Hollywood's epic films. Set in 33 A.D. Judea where the exasperated Romans try to impose order, it is a time of chaos and change with no shortage of messiahs and followers willing to believe in them. At its center is Brian Cohen, born in Bethlehem in a stable next door, who, by a series of absurd circumstances is caught up in the new religion and reluctantly mistaken for the promised messiah, providing ample opportunity for the entire ensemble to shine in multiple roles as they question everyone and everything from ex-lepers, Pontius Pilate and haggling to revolutionaries, crazy prophets, religious fanaticism, Roman centurions and crucifixion, forever changing our biblical view
The complete Monty Python's flying circus by Ian MacNaughton( Visual )

52 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy sketches and animation from the influential British comedy show
Monty Python's Spamalot original Broadway cast recording by John Du Prez( Recording )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical of the highest Excalibur! SPAMALOT is a new Broadway show 'lovingly ripped-off' from the film 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail'. The show opened on Broadway on March 17and stars Tim Curry (The Rocky Horror Picture Show) as King Arthur, David Hyde-Pierce (Frasier) as Sir Robin and Hank Azaria (The Simpsons) as Sir Lancelot. Currently playing sold-out shows to packed houses at Broadway's Shubert Theatre, SPAMALOT captures the distinct brand of Python humour that appeals to audiences of all ages. SPAMALOT tells the tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and their quest for the Holy Grail, with the aid of hilarious, highly choreographed production numbers. The show has more than a few lusty maidens, a gaggle of beautiful ladies in diaphanous gowns, a small army of dancing knights, and a killer rabbit. Directed by legendary Oscar and Tony Award winner Mike Nichols (Angels in America, The Graduate, The Birdcage), SPAMALOT was written by founding Python member Eric Idle. In addition to many new songs written by Idle and composer John Du Prez (A Fish Called Wanda, Monty Python and the Meaning of Life), fans will instantly recognize the songs from the "Holy Grail" film as well as the classic Python tune "Always Look At The Bright Side Of Life"
The complete concert for George by David Leland( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live benefit concert in memory of George Harrison in aid of The Material World Foundation
The complete Monty Python's flying circus : all the words by Graham Chapman( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-five classic episodes of the most entertaining writing to have gone into television anywhere. The minister of silly walks, the dead parrot, banter in a cheese shop - here is every silly, satirical skit, every snide insult, every saucy aside
Monty Python live (mostly) : one down, five to go by John Cleese( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty Python are flying again for a final reunion, well, sort of. This hugely anticipated live show took place on June 20th 2014 at the O2 Arena in London. At a combined age of just 357, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin once again take to the stage and perform some Monty Python's greatest hits with modern, topical, Pythonesque twists
Not the Messiah he's a very naughty boy( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Monty Python troupe reunites onstage for a one-night-only performance of a musical adaptation of their film Life of Brian which tells the story of Brian Cohen, a young Jewish man who is born on the same day as, and next door to, Jesus Christ, and is subsequently mistaken for the Messiah
Monty Python live!( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two feature length live concerts and one television broadcast of Monty Python
Monty Python-- sings by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Recording )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exactly what it sounds like, the 1991 release includes over two dozen familiar songs, all written and performed by members of Monty Python's Flying Circus
Monty Python's contractual obligation album by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Recording )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final rip off by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Recording )

15 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty Python's flying circus by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Recording )

26 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perhaps the ultimate in TV comedy madness and absurdity, this cult series, which began in 1969, was conceived, written and performed by Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones
The life of Python( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A potpourri of Python: new sketches, lost specials, greatest hits and animated tributes."
The Fairly incomplete & rather badly illustrated Monty Python song book by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hey that's funny comedy's greatest hits( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of humorous skits performed by many well-known comedians
The Monty Python instant record collection by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Recording )

9 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret policeman's balls( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Secret Policeman's Balls is the collective name for the lengendary series of benefit shows staged to raise funds for Amnesty International. Beginning in 1976, the Balls have featured some of the cream of Britain's comedians and musicians ..."--Container
Monty Python's the meaning of life by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes 9 pamphlets, 1 sheet of loose copy, and 14 photographs
 
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