Monty Python's reunion next year has already been expanded from one to five shows, and now the group has announced they'll be doing an additional five shows at London's O2 Arena next summer. The five living members of the group – John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin and Terry Jones – will now be performing on July 15, 16, 18, 19, and 20 of next year, as well as July 1-5.
Tickets to the first show reportedly sold out in 43.5 seconds, and the next four shows at the 20,000-seat venue went quickly as well. Ticket prices for ranged from £26.50 ($43) to £95 ($154). The show is [...]
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Terry Jones, Monty Python member and director of Life of Brian and co-director (with Terry Gilliam) of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, is returning to work behind the camera in a new movie called Absolutely Anything.
He wrote the script with Gavin Scott, and it's set to star John Oliver from The Daily Show. Apparently he's also trying to get Robin Williams to voice a talking dog so, you know, that's something.
He's also reportedly reached out to fellow Pythons John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle and Terry Gilliam, which would be kind of amazing if he got them all on board. We'll see!