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Monty Python (Comedy troupe)

Overview
Works: 670 works in 1,898 publications in 10 languages and 34,480 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Religious films  Action and adventure films  Television comedies  Parody films  Musicals  Original cast recordings  Musical films 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Scenarist, Creator, Narrator, Singer, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Other, wpr
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

106 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,883 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. This 3 disc set contains the film newly re-mastered for high-definition, all-new special features and the CD soundtrack
Monty Python's Life of Brian by Terry Jones( Visual )

73 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,985 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
Monty Python's The meaning of life by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Visual )

64 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedic sketches and musical numbers covering every stage of life
Monty Python's Spamalot : original Broadway cast recording by John Du Prez( Recording )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 915 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."
Life of Brian by Terry Jones( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pythons satirize religion, capital punishment, revolutionary politics, terrorism, graffiti, science fiction, and a host of other topics through the story of Brian, a first-century Judean
The complete concert for George by David Leland( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live benefit concert in memory of George Harrison in aid of The Material World Foundation
And now for something completely different by Ian MacNaughton( Visual )

20 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and German and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany collection of skits by the Monty Python troupe
Monty Python live (mostly) : one down, five to go by John Cleese( Visual )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 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
Monty Python's flying circus by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Visual )

34 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes episodes 1-13 from season 1 and 14-26 from season 2
Not the Messiah he's a very naughty boy( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 330 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 )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 243 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 )

16 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 238 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 flying circus( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These four episodes from the second season feature the hallmarks of Monty Python, surprise, silliness, men in drag and bizarre animation
Monty Python's flying circus( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 191 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
Monty Python's flying circus( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 189 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
Monty Python's flying circus( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 157 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
The Pythons by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over thirty years ago, a group of five Englishmen and one wayward American, re-wrote the rules of comedy. Monty Python's Flying Circus, an unheralded, previously unseen and practically unprogrammed half hour of sketches, hilarities, inanities and animations first appeared on the BBC late one night in 1969. Its impact on the world has been felt ever since." "From its humble beginnings as late night entertainment on a British TV channel that went off the air before midnight, it blossomed into arguably the most influential movement in modern comedy. They found the Holy Grail, they detailed the life of the Savior-also-ran Brian, and when they were lost, they explained the Meaning of Life." "The Pythons by the Pythons is a unique look at arguably the most important comic team of the modern age, lavishly illustrated with 1000 photographs and illustrations, many culled from the teams' own personal collections, many seen here for the first time."--BOOK JACKET
Monty Python's flying circus( Visual )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic British comedy series
Monty Python's flying circus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Episode 4: 'Owl-Stretching time' contains the following skits: And did those feet, Art gallery, Art critic, It's a man's life in the modern army, Undressing in public, Self-defence, and Secret service dentists
 
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Monty Python's Life of BrianMonty Python's The meaning of lifeLife of BrianMonty Python's flying circusThe PythonsMonty Python speaks! : John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin (and a few of their friends and collaborators) recount an amazing, and silly, thirty-year spree in television and film-- in their own words, squire!Monty Python live!