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Large sums of money hold press conference to express ‘joy’ at Python reunion

silly walkers‘I for one can’t wait to be joining John Cleese’s offshore bank account once again,’ said a cheque for an estimated £1.72 million pounds, at a city press conference held by the celebrity money to be paid to the Pythons for their reunion show. ‘Frankly, I don’t expect to be there long though. Something tells me I’ll find myself in an ex wife’s cosmetic surgeon’s account pretty soon!’

The five very large sums of money told financial journalists that they were all ‘thrilled’ to be working with the Pythons again. ‘The parrot sketch alone was a fantastic financial instrument,’ said an undisclosed sum.

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Posted: Nov 27th, 2013
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Michael Palin finally breaks his silence about Monty Python involvement

Friends of Palin say he has been deeply reluctant to talk about his spell in the show, which ran between 1969 and 1974. Indeed references to Python are all but absent from the first two volumes of his autobiography: ‘From Suez to Shah – Post-colonialism in Crisis 1943-1978’ and ‘Studies in Cross-Cultural Populist Exegesis: The BBC Years.’

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Posted: Oct 17th, 2010
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