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Monty Python's Flying Circus

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
It is 25 years since new late-night comedy series crept into a "regional opt-out" slot and quickly became cult viewing, a fresh marriage of the Goons' surrealism and the university humour of Beyond the Fringe.
Tonight a rerun of the very first series begins, starring John Cleese , Terry Jones ,
Michael Palin , Eric Idle , the late Graham Chapman and animator Terry Gilliam. From such immediate forerunners as Do Not Adjust
Your Set and At Last the Show a new landmark in British broadcast humour was born.
Tonight meet Arthur "Two Sheds" Jackson, follow
Picasso's in the Tour de France, and try not to die laughing at the world's funniest joke.
On Friday at 9.30pm on BBC2 there's a chance to see the 1990 Omnibus film on Monty Python dedicated to Chapman, who died during its production. Producer John Howard Davies

Contributors

Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: Terry Jones
Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Eric Idle
Unknown: Graham Chapman
Unknown: Terry Gilliam.
Unknown: Monty Python
Producer: John Howard Davies

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Monty Python's Flying Circus

BBC Two England, 3 July 1994 20.50






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