Published alongside the opening of the Monty Python reunion concert, this is Michael Palin’s behind-the-scenes account of the making of their TV and stage shows, films, books and albums.
Condensed from his two volumes of Diaries, with a new prologue and epilogue by Palin, this is the as-it-happened story of how the famous shows and films were conceived, argued about and brought to hilarious life. Published as the Pythons prepare for their final reunion concert, this book will be an inspiration to comedy writers, a must have for Python fans and an eye-opener to the rest of us.
About the Author
Michael Palin is a comedian, actor, writer and television presenter best known for being one of the members of the comedy group Monty Python. Palin appeared in some of the most famous Python sketches, including Dead Parrot, The Lumberjack Song, and The Spanish Inquisition. He also appeared in several films directed by fellow Python Terry Gilliam and made notable appearances in other films such as A Fish Called Wanda. After Python, he began a new career as a travel writer and documentarian. His journeys have taken him across the world. In 2000 Palin was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his services to television.
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st June 2014
Publisher: NICK HERN BOOKS
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8 x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.34