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Review: Stone Free Festival brings top rock acts to the O2 Special

London - The second annual all-day rock festival at London's O2 saw Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow as the headline act, supported by Sweet and Blue Öyster Cult. Digital Journal went along.

Review: ʻFawlty Towers’ tribute debuts in Toronto; don’t mention the food Special

Toronto - Nearly forty years after the show’s debut, it’s unlikely we’ll ever get a third series of “Fawlty Towers”. But if you’re desperate for a substitute, along with a meal, you could do worse than “Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience”.

Python and the Apes crucify reality winner Pudsey at box office

A film based on a dancing dog and winner of Britain's Got Talent, has flopped spectacularly at the box office. Pudsey: The Movie stars the trick-performing dog and owner Ashleigh Butler in a movie made and inspired by Simon Cowell.

Review: Monty Python Live capped off legendary troupe's epic career Special

From the Argument Sketch to the song Always Look on the Bright Side of Life, Sunday's Monty Python Live showcased the most popular sketches from the British comedy troupe. The sad thing is, will we ever see them perform together again?

Monty Python reunion to be broadcast worldwide

London - The cast of Monty Python are teaming up for one final hurrah that will culminate in a live performance simulcast to more than 100 nations around the globe. On July 20, expect a lot of silly walking!

Terry Gilliam finds Monty Python reunion 'depressing'

Monty Python's Terry Gilliam feels that it is depressing that a reunion is happening because they tried to move past it with their careers.

No Joke: Monty Python sells 20K tickets in 43.5 seconds

Who knew that Monty Python would still be hot enough more than 30 years after their last performance to sell 20,000 tickets in under a minute?

No joke: Monty Python's Flying Circus staging a reunion

London - Rumours about Monty Python’s Flying Circus being as expired as that stiff bird in the classic dead parrot sketch are apparently highly exaggerated. But former member Terry Jones has spilled the beans about a possible reunion.

Video: 'Black Knight Sword' launch trailer

The launch trailer for "Black Knight Sword" shows that 2D side-scrolling games are far from being obsolete. With improvements in gaming technology, new life is breathed into such games.

Pythons to be sued over Spamalot

The producer of the movie 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' is suing the surviving members of Monty Python over the stage adaption 'Spamalot'. The dispute is over royalties.

Monty Python team reunite on film directed by Terry Jones

Most of the surviving members of the comedy team Monty Python, famous for their surreal TV shows in the 1960s and 1970s and ground-breaking movies, look set to reunite for a new Terry Jones-directed film.

Ben Whishaw cast as Q in new James Bond movie

British actor Ben Whishaw, star of the 1950s-set BBC drama series The Hour, has been cast as Q in the upcoming James Bond movie.

Op-Ed: He's Not The Messiah

Art imitating... art... imitating life? Monty Python's controversial religious comedy Life of Brian is revisited by the BBC in a new comedy drama.

BBC to commission new drama surrounding Python's Life Of Brian

The BBC is to screen a 90-minute drama in the autumn (fall), showcasing the controversy that surrounded the 1979 release of the Monty Python biblical classic movie, The Life Of Brian.

Op-Ed: The Goons — Good news for fans

The Goon Show radio show was one of the must-hear shows of its time, meaning everyone literally dropped everything to listen to it. Somebody has finally got the distribution of Goon Show stuff organized, online and properly packaged.

Brideshead Revisited composer Geoffrey Burgon dies, aged 69

Geoffrey Burgon, the British composer and jazz musician, who became famous to television audiences for his soundtracks on Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and Brideshead Revisited, has died at the age of 69. live-streaming Monty Python reunion tonight

A long-awaited Monty Python reunion takes place in New York tonight, but if you aren't one of the lucky few in the audience, will be streaming the Q&A with the audience live at 9 p.m. ET tonight.

YouTube adds 'Click-to-Buy' in most videos to help artists

YouTube introduced “click-to-buy” feature last October,and now they are available in most videos. This feature allows video watchers to purchase related items to the clip.

Monty Python Gang Gets Revenge Against YouTubers, Start Own Channel

The Monty Python gang is tired of YouTube users posting Monty Python videos without their permission. So they are taking the matter into their own hands by posting it themselves on YouTube.

Monty Python star has cancer

Monty Python star Terry Jones has bowel cancer.

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Still from  Monty Python: The Meaning of Live
Still from 'Monty Python: The Meaning of Live'
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A scene from the 2012 London production of Spamalot
A scene from the 2012 London production of Spamalot
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Monty Python's Life Of Brian
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