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Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python (1999)

Series of new sketches performed by the Monty Python team, linking programmes to celebrate their 30th anniversary.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Graham Chapman ... Himself (archive footage)
John Cleese ... Announcer / Himself / Gumby / Pepperpot / Gent / BBC Voice Over
Terry Gilliam ... Man with Vercotti / BBC Crewmember / Himself / Gumby / Onan Vandergoy / Gorilla
Eric Idle ... Himself
Terry Jones ... Arthur Ewing / Salesman / BBC Crewmember / Himself / Gumby / Pepperpot / Gorilla / BBC Voice Over / Policeman
Michael Palin ... Luigi Vercotti / BBC Crewmember / Himself / Gumby / Pepperpot / Magnus Magnusson / Gorilla / BBC Voice Over / Ken Shabby / Policeman / It's Man
Carol Cleveland ... Herself
Ian Davidson Ian Davidson ... Policeman
Eddie Izzard ... Himself - Host / Gumby / Fairy
Dawn French ... Herself
Ian MacNaughton Ian MacNaughton ... Stereotype Scotsman (as Ian McNaughton)
Peter Sissons Peter Sissons ... Himself
Pam Buckley Pam Buckley
Kelly Hart Kelly Hart
Stanley Kaye Stanley Kaye
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Host Eddie Izzard links together interviews with former Python members and other famous comedians to tell the story of one the most famous comedy troupes of the 20th century. Includes rare clips, including the seldom seen "German episodes." Written by Mike Konczewski

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 1999 (UK) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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[Four pepperpots have been asked what they would like to see on the BBC]
First pepperpot: I'd like to see that nice Michael Palet doing one of his travel programmes. You know when he says Hello, I'm Michael Palin and they say oh hello Michael how are you. And he says oh I'm very very well thank. What a nice hat you have. Would you like to come in and he says oh good idea and on and on and on.
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31 March 2002 | by DizzyMissLizzySee all my reviews

I loved it alot. I never thought for a second that it would be boring. Nothing about Monty Python could be boring for me and I love when they talk about their Python days. At one point it got sad for like a minite.


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