Ed Balls is like Monty Python's Black Knight character for refusing to admit he was wrong about the economy, George Osborne said today.
John Cleese has launched an attack on the media, branding many British newspapers “amoral creatures”.
Today’s Google Doodle marks the anniversary of the birth of science fiction writer Douglas Adams.
Fogle said during 'episode' he began doing a sketch from Monty Python
The Monty Python team are not “unpleasant shifty people” who try to cheat people out of what they deserve, the High Court was told toay.
Members of comic tour de force Monty Python are embroiled in a legal dispute over hit musical Spamalot that has been taken to the High Court.
Jermyn Street Theatre is partial to rummaging for rarities in the back catalogue of great dramatists. Well, they don’t come much rarer than this – the UK premiere, no less, of St John’s Night which Ibsen wrote at the tender age of 23 and later tried to disown.
A smart comedian brings off that tricky first novel with energy and wit.
Moved by a devilishly good debut
Can a TV drama with a detective who uses quantum mechanics to solve cases be a success? Gerard Gilbert investigates
David Hyde Pierce has been lauded as a comic genius, a modern-day Buster Keaton for TV. Now he is the toast of the West End. Michael Coveney meets him
England rugby star Josh Lewsey is undertaking the ultimate challenge in attempting to summit Mount Everest in aid of Help for Heroes. He'll be writing an exclusive diary during the expedition which you can keep up to date with here at The Independent.
The first episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus was broadcast 40 years ago today. John Walsh dusts off the tapes to see if the old ones really are the best
It sounds like Cash in the Attic meets the The Da Vinci Code. A pile of junk cleared from a country home finds its way to a car boot sale in a nearby market town. Among the detritus is a small piece of wood measuring just 10 inches by four inches and covered with painted figures.
Monty Python stars are to stage a major reunion for the first time in more than a decade to mark the show's 40th anniversary, it was announced today.
One of the BBC's most enduring comedy programmes, Monty Python's Flying Circus, almost met the same fate as the famous Norwegian blue parrot whose lifeless state was immortalised in a sketch featuring John Cleese and Michael Palin.