Michael Palin News

Date Of Birth:
May 05, 1943 (71)
Birth Place:
Sheffield, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
BWW Reviews: Theatre By the Sea Summer Ends with Splendid SPAMALOT
by Robert Barossi - Aug 27, 2014

For audience member's of a certain age, it's likely that they have heard of Monty Python. Younger audiences, on the other hand, may or may not want to do a quick Google search before seeing Monty Python's Spamalot at Theatre By the Sea. It all depends on just how surprised you are willling to be, just how comfortable you are at being caught off guard by a unique brand of comedy that Python's fans know only too well. Pre-show Googling or not, the true enjoyment of the show comes from just sitting back, relaxing and letting yoruself be wrapped in the warm embrace of some of the most weird, wacky, irreverant and witty comedy you ever likely to see in a Broadway musical. (more...)

Annual Liverpool Comedy Festival Returns in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The annual outing of Liverpool Comedy Festival returns for a lucky 13th year and with 13 days of the finest UK comedy performers, from Tuesday 23 September until Sunday 5 October, in venues across Britain's funniest city. (more...)

MONTY PYTHON's Total Rubbish: The Complete Collection Now Available on CD
by Movies News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Hot on the heels of the release of Monty Python Sings (again), the Pythons unveil the U.S. release of a career spanning box set entitled Monty Python's Total Rubbish: The Complete Collection. (more...)

Michael Palin to Launch Australian & New Zealand Tour in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Acclaimed actor, writer, TV travel documentary presenter, iconic comedian and member of Monty Python Michael Palin has accepted Lateral Events' invitation to tour Michael Palin - Live on Stage to Australia and New Zealand in February/March 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Monty Python Bids Emotional Farewell at Final MONTY PYTHON LIVE (MOSTLY) Performance in London
by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2014

The five surviving members of Monty Python just bid an emotional farewell in their final performance of MONTY PYTHON LIVE (MOSTLY) at London's O2 Arena. For the first time in more than three decades, Monty Python comedy legends John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin reunited on stage for this special, historic trip down memory lane. Watch a video of their curtain call below! (more...)

Monty Python's SPAMALOT Set for City Lights Theater, 7/24-8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

King Arthur and the Knights Who Say 'Ni.' Lancelot and a killer rabbit. The Lady of the Lake and her own troupe of Laker Girls. They're all jousting their way onto the stage for City Lights Theater Company's big summer musical, Monty Python's SPAMALOT. Directed by Jeffrey Bracco, SPAMALOT runs July 24 through August 31 at 529 S. Second St. in San Jose. (more...)

MONTY PYTHON live (mostly) in den UCI Kinos am 20.07.14
by Marcel Konrath - Jul 14, 2014


West Fargo Summer Arts Intensive to Stage Monty Python's SPAMALOT, 8/1-9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

The West Fargo SUMMER ARTS INTENSIVE will present Monty Python's SPAMALOT August 1, 2, 7, 8 & 9 at 7:30pm and August 3 at 2:30pm at West Fargo High School. (more...)

Rich Mix Cinema to Present Live Screening of Monty Python Reunion Tour From 02 Arena, July 20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

On Sunday July 20th at 7pm RICH MIX CINEMA will screen live from the 02 Arena the final night of the highly reviewed, totally sold out MONTY PYTHON reunion tour performed by Michael Palin, Terry Jones, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam and Eric Idle who reunite for Monty Python Live (mostly). For many people who were unable to grab this year's hottest comedy tickets, the live screening at Rich Mix Cinema will enable the Shoreditch cinema's audiences join the crowd at the 02 in a final weepy, hilarious, uproarious, outrageous farewell to the five remaining Pythons as they head for The Old Jokes Home ....on the big HD screen. (more...)

Review Roundup: Monty Python at the O2
by Review Roundups - Jul 02, 2014

Monty Python Live (mostly) opened on stage at the London O2 Arena for 10 memorable nights in July. This reunion promises to be the biggest live event of the year and their final show, 'The Last Night of the Pythons' will be broadcast live into more than 450 cinemas in the UK, and into 1500 cinemas worldwide. (more...)

Behind The Scenes: MONTY PYTHON, ONE DOWN, FIVE TO GO
by Emily Ball - Jul 01, 2014

After two weeks of intense rehearsals the surviving members of the Monty Python gang are ready to take to the stage for the World Premiere of Monty Python Live (mostly): One Down, Five to Go, on Tuesday 1st July. We are promised a "crazy party" and a "high-powered energetic show...especially for 70-year-old men". (more...)

Monty Python Launches Official Fan SPAM Club
by Movies News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Monty Python fans can now join the comedy troupe's official Monty Python's SPAM Club, claiming to be 'the worst run fan club in the world'! (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Adds QUEEN COAL to Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

Sheffield Theatres' Artistic Director Daniel Evans today announces the final production in the Theatres' autumn season, the world premiere of Bryony Lavery's Queen Coal directed by Robert Shaw Cameron, alongside the news that in an unprecedented development for the company, they will take three of their productions in the forthcoming season on tour, enabling their work to reach as wide an audience as possible. (more...)

MONTY PYTHON LIVE (Mostly) from London's O2 to Hit U.S. Theaters this July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

For the first time in more than three decades, Monty Python comedy legends John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin will reunite on stage for a special, historic trip down memory lane. (more...)

Julie Walters to Receive BAFTA Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced that acclaimed actress Julie Walters CBE will receive the Fellowship at this year's Arqiva British Academy Television Awards ceremony at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London on Sunday 18 May. (more...)

Michael Palin to Bring TRAVELLING to Work to Theatre Royal Glasgow, 12 Sept.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

To celebrate the publication of volume 3 of his Diaries, Travelling to Work 1988-1998, one of the most popular figures of our time, acclaimed actor, writer and comedian Michael Palin, announces his first ever one man stage tour, looking back at twenty-five years of exploring the world and nearly fifty years in radio, television, books and films. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 09, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/09/2014 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

THE MIDTOWN MEN and SPAMALOT Among Moonlight Amphitheatre's 2014 Summer Season Special Events
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

Two special events have been announced for this summer at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. The Moonlight Cultural Foundation will present THE MIDTOWN MEN in a special concert performance on Sat., July 5. Making their West Coast debut, THE MIDTOWN MEN features four of the original cast members of The Jersey Boys in concert showcasing favorite hits of the 1960s. In advance of Moonlight Stage Productions' MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT this summer, the theatre will present a free screening of the hit movie the musical is based on: MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL. The film will be shown on a large screen on the Moonlight stage. (more...)

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