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Date Of Birth:
October 27, 1939 (77)
Birth Place:
Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
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@johncleese - 5/22/17 12:53pm ...Tim writes about journalists who are leaving right-wing newspapers in protest against their disgraceful, biased coverage of Brexit Debate


@johncleese - 5/22/17 12:50pm Very important piece by Dominic Ponsford in The Press Gazette. It's by Tim Walker,an ex-Telegraph writer who is now with the Daily Mirror...


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John Cleese News

Date of Birth: October 27, 1939 (77)
Birth Place: Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
BWW Review: MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT at MNM PRODUCTIONSBWW Review: MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT at MNM PRODUCTIONS
by John Lariviere - May 22, 2017

MNM Productions presents Monty Python's Spamalot at the Kravis Center of the Performing Arts. Featuring music by John Du Prez and Eric Idle, and book and lyrics by Eric Idle, Monty Python's Spamalot is a musical comedy lovingly ripped-off from the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The title of the musical comes from a line in the movie which goes: 'we eat ham, and jam, and Spam a lot.' Like the film, written by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin, it is a highly irreverent parody of the Arthurian Legend, but it differs from the film in many ways (more...)

BWW Reviews: CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN an Irresistibly Sublime Black ComedyBWW Reviews: CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN an Irresistibly Sublime Black Comedy
by Trevor Durham - May 20, 2017

The destitute society J. Barry Lewis delivers from his cloudy Inishmaan general store is sadistic comedy in highest form. (more...)

Six New Shows Just Booked at the King Center!Six New Shows Just Booked at the King Center!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Six new shows have just been announced at the King Center! See the full schedule below! (more...)

Audra McDonald, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Jazz, Dance and More Set for NJPAC's 2017-18 SeasonAudra McDonald, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Jazz, Dance and More Set for NJPAC's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center announces its 20th anniversary 2017-18 season with the initial launch of more than 150 performances and special events, all wrapped into a festive new reimagining of the NJPAC brand identity. (more...)

Kravis Center to Present John Cleese Live on Stage for Conversation and Q&AKravis Center to Present John Cleese Live on Stage for Conversation and Q&A
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts today announced that living comedy legend John Cleese is coming for a live and truly unforgettable evening of conversation and audience Q&A on Wednesday, November 1 at 8 pm.  Absurd and/or ridiculous questions only, please. (more...)

Season 2 of Expansive 12-Part Series GLOBAL SPIRIT Now Airing on WNYESeason 2 of Expansive 12-Part Series GLOBAL SPIRIT Now Airing on WNYE
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2017

Now, Cultural & Educational Media, together with presenting hosts Carlos Santana and Cindy Blackman Santana, and series host Phil Cousineau, is proud to announce the second season of this unique, thought-provoking series. (more...)

12th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival Celebrates Festival Award Winners12th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival Celebrates Festival Award Winners
by Movies News Desk - May 3, 2017

The Sunscreen Film Festival reveals today the award recipients at the 12th annual event. The festival announced the winners at the awards ceremony on Saturday evening. (more...)

John Cleese, Alison Steadman to Star in New BBC One Comedy Series EDITHJohn Cleese, Alison Steadman to Star in New BBC One Comedy Series EDITH
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Shane Allen, Controller, Comedy Commissioning and Charlotte Moore, Director, BBC Content have commissioned EDITH, a six part comedy series by Oscar-nominated writer Charles McKeown from BBC Studios featuring a stellar cast, led by Alison Steadman, John Cleese and Jason Watkins. (more...)

Sunscreen Film Festival Announces 2017 FilmsSunscreen Film Festival Announces 2017 Films
by Movies News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

The 12th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival announced its official selections for the 2017 event featuring films with Alec Baldwin, Dylan McDermott, John Cleese, Daphne Zuniga and more. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 17- SPAMALOT Begins the Quest of Broadway PreviewsVIDEO: On This Day, March 17- SPAMALOT Begins the Quest of Broadway Previews
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2017

On this day in 2005, Monty Python's SPAMALOT, the smash hit musical lovingly ripped-off from the internationally famous comedy team's most popular motion picture, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, began previews at the Shubert Theater on Broadway. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/12/2017Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/12/2017
by BWW - Mar 12, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/12/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

#IMOMSOHARD to Hit Charlotte's McGlohon Theater This Spring#IMOMSOHARD to Hit Charlotte's McGlohon Theater This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

They've kept you sane. They've brightened your day. They've made you laugh 'til you pee a little. And now Kristin and Jen from #IMOMSOHARD are coming to Charlotte. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed This WeekRoundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed This Week
by - Mar 10, 2017

Check out the top stories from Los Angeles you might have missed this week and more! (more...)

#IMOMSOHARD Coming to the Duke Energy Center This Spring#IMOMSOHARD Coming to the Duke Energy Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

They've kept you sane. They've brightened your day. They've made you laugh 'til you pee a little. And now Kristin and Jen from #IMOMSOHARD are coming to Raleigh. (more...)

SO ANYWAY ... John Cleese Share Life Stories And Big Laughs At The McCallum TheatreSO ANYWAY ... John Cleese Share Life Stories And Big Laughs At The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Mar 6, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents John Cleese for two performances, Sunday, March 12, at 3:00pm and 7:00pm. Britain's living legend of comedy, John Cleese, hits the road for laughs and a leisurely walk through his life. Sharing stories from his autobiography So, Anyway…, the co-founder of Monty Python talks about how he became a celebrity despite having some talent. It's the life of Britain's most revered and ridiculous son, a not-to-be missed journey from impropriety to notoriety.  John Cleese is both a versatile comedic actor and a leading business motivator. With the legendary British comedy series "Monty Python's Flying Circus" and "Fawlty Towers" and films, including The Holy Grail, The Meaning of Life, The Life of Brian and A Fish Called Wanda, he created a unique comedic style that has inspired countless writers and comedians. (more...)

YouTube Gaming Groups Achievement Hunter and Funhaus Bring Successful Live Show to NJPACYouTube Gaming Groups Achievement Hunter and Funhaus Bring Successful Live Show to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Let's Play Live, the gaming comedy event from Rooster Teeth's Let's Play network, in conjunction with Mills Entertainment will come to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Monday, April 24th at 8pm.  (more...)

Guest Blog: Actor Robert Neumark Jones Talks Farce BANG BANGGuest Blog: Actor Robert Neumark Jones Talks Farce BANG BANG
by Guest Blog: Robert Neumark Jones - Feb 28, 2017

Actor Robert Neumark Jones plays Gontran in Georges Feydeau's 'Bang Bang', adapted by John Cleese for Mercury Theatre Colchester (more...)

10th Adelaide Fringe for Faulty Towers The Dining Experience in 20th birthday year10th Adelaide Fringe for Faulty Towers The Dining Experience in 20th birthday year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Interactive Theatre International presents: Faulty Towers The Dining Experience. Celebrating its 10th Adelaide Fringe in its 20th birthday year, this globetrotting Aussie hit returns with even more 5-star reviews on its plate - the latest just this month from Perth and London. It's 'an absolute blast' (Isolated Nation, Fringe World 2017). (more...)

Hilarity Ensues Onstage and Behind the Scenes in NOISES OFFHilarity Ensues Onstage and Behind the Scenes in NOISES OFF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) continues its 14th season of transformation with Noises Off by Michael Frayn, a play some have hailed as the greatest farce ever written. (more...)

Hayes Grier at Boulder Theater CancelledHayes Grier at Boulder Theater Cancelled
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

This performance is cancelled due to the tour being rescheduled to a later date.  Refunds will be issued. (more...)

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