Monty Python Plans Stage Reunion
Will be surviving members' first performance together since 1998
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Nov 19, 2013 10:51 AM CST
From left, Michael Palin, John Cleese, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, and Eric Idle attend the IFC and BAFTA premiere of "Monty Python: Almost The Truth (The Lawyer's Cut)," in New York in 2009.   (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File)

(Newser) – For the first time in more than a decade, all surviving members of Monty Python will be performing together. Member Terry Jones confirmed the event to the BBC following a Sun report. "We're getting together and putting on a show—it's real," he says. "I'm quite excited about it. I hope it makes us a lot of money. I hope to be able to pay off my mortgage." Jones will reunite with comedy partners John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, and Terry Gilliam, all in their 70s; Graham Chapman died in 1989. The British comedy troupe will reconvene Thursday for a press conference in London.

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Ezekiel 25:17
Nov 20, 2013 12:45 AM CST
The good news is that they were able to vacuum up most of Graham Chapman's ashes from the urn accident they had in their last filmed special.
793tango
Nov 19, 2013 7:15 PM CST
Right! Stop that stop that! It's gotten too silly. What we need now is somethinmg decent and military. Some Precision Drilling!
793tango
Nov 19, 2013 6:56 PM CST
Ah FINALLY some REALLY GOOD news for a change! Oh...Immanuel Kant was a real pissant who was very rarely stable.......Heideger Heideger was a boozy beggar who could drink you under the table.....