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Monty Python - Almost the Truth: the BBC Lawyers' Cut


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The story of arguably Britain's most bizarre, surreal and influential comedy team, told in celebration of the troupe's 40th anniversary. Brand new interviews with John Cleese, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin and Eric Idle, plus archive footage of Graham Chapman, explore their influences, and how they made the successful transition from pioneering television to ground-breaking movies. Directors Bill Jones, Alan G Parker and Ben Timlett
Repeated tomorrow at 11.40pm Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
MONTY PYTHON STARS ON RT COVER: [web address removed]
And now for something completely different...: p16


Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: Terry Jones
Unknown: Terry Gilliam
Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Eric Idle
Unknown: Graham Chapman
Directors: Bill Jones
Directors: Alan G Parker
Directors: Ben Timlett

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