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The Life of Python

  1. Feb 15, 2007 #1
    Ok since I know there are a few fans of Monty Python here, I read today after the success of Sir Spamalot, the musical version of the Holy Grail they've decided to do a musical version of the life of Brian, any thoughts?:smile:

    http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/theatre/news/article2271652.ece

     
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  3. Feb 15, 2007 #2

    Astronuc

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    Yeah - I remember that. It was great! :rofl:

    My father, a Methodist minister, really enjoyed the movie.

    I don't know if it would be as successful as a play as Spamalot - although I haven't seen Spamalot. Not my cup of tea, I'm afraid.

    I wish Idle well and much success. Too bad Graham Chapman isn't around. He was my favorite Python.
     
  4. Feb 15, 2007 #3

    Chi Meson

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    You can tell a lot about a person by knowing his favorite Python. I've always liked Michael Palin the most.

    Regarding a new musical, "Life of Brian" seems as though it would have been a more likely musical than "Grail" in the first place. I'm glad to see Idle making good. Evidently he had a few tough years (a bit too Idle).
     
  5. Feb 16, 2007 #4
    It's probably Palin for me as well, with a very strong second for Cleese, Ripping Yarns puts Palin over the top though.
     
  6. Feb 18, 2007 #5

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    As it happens, "Life of Brian" was not allowed onto Norwegian cinemas due to the charge of blasphemy.
    This occasioned Swedish advertisers to make the slogan:
    "So funny that the Norweeds forbade it!"

    Norwegian authorities reneged their decision a couple of years later.
     
  7. Feb 18, 2007 #6

    siddharth

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    Blasphemy laws are the worst kind!

    Life of Brian was my favorite. Tis a pity that Chapman's passed on. I enjoyed his performances in the Life of Brian and the Holy Grail.
     
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