Further London shows added to Monty Python Live
Updated: 29 November 2014
Monty Python have added five more dates to their run at The O2, London in July 2014. The new London dates will see Monty Python perform on the 15, 16, 18, 19 and 20 July 2014 at The O2.
The extra dates follow the incredible reception that Monty Python received when they announced that all the remaining Pythons would reunite for a live stage show performance.
Monty Python Live dates and tickets
The O2, London (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
The O2, London (15, 16, 18, 19, 20)
The performance will be the first time the Pythons have produced new material together for 30 years. The last time they performed together was in 2009 during their 40th anniversary.
Their new show, Monty Python Live (Mostly) “One down, five to go”, will see a combination of new material and fan favourites.
Monty Python Live will be performed at the O2, London and will see the original Pythons, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin, taking part. The sixth member of the Monty Pythons, Graham Chapman, died in 1989.
New dates added to Monty Python Live
Updated: 25 November 2014
A further four performances of Monty Python Live will take place at The O2, London in July 2014.
Monty Python Live reunion show confirmed
Updated: 22 November 2014
Monty Python confirmed on Thursday that they would reunite for a one-off show at The O2, London.
The news that Monty Python are to reunite was leaked on Tuesday. This was followed by Terry Jones confirming that the rumours where in fact true to the BBC.
They held a press conference at The Playhouse Theatre, London, which was hosted by Warwick Davis. The press conference confirmed that the five remaining members of Monty Python would in fact reunite for a live show.
John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin, who were all in attendance at the press conference, will take part in the Monty Python reunion show.
The Playhouse Theatre is currently running Monty Python’s Spamalot in which Warwick Davis stared.
Monty Python History
The phenomenon that is Monty Python all started when six guys came together to create Monty Python’s Flying Circus.
Monty Python’s Flying Circus was a television show that aired in 1969 on the BBC. They made 45 episodes that spanned over four series.
The popularity of Monty Python’s Flying Circus led to stage shows, films, books and a following that’s lasted over 30 years. The legend that is Monty Python was well and truly born.
Monty Python Films
The Pythons created five films in total:
- And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
- Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974)
- Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979)
- Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)
- Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life (1983)