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John Cleese

  1. from the archives
    Looking for Lost Monty Python Material? Look No FurtherLooking back at the group’s Hastily Cobbled Together for a Fast Buck Album.
  2. underrated
    John Cleese on The Goon Show, His Earliest Comedy InfluenceTalking with the Monty Python member about Peter Sellers, failure, and why he prefers disrespectful interviewers.
  3. John Cleese on ‘The Tonight Show’: “Most of the Best People Are Dead”Here’s a clip from last night’s Tonight Show, where Jimmy Fallon chats with John Cleese about being what Fallon describes as “very very very […]
  4. “Pour Yourself a Scotch and Pull Yourself Together” and Other Answers from […]John Cleese fielded a bunch of questions from fans today in a Reddit AMA to promote his upcoming Monty Python Q&A tour, and unsurprisingly, […]
  5. in conversation
    John Cleese on Political Correctness and the Funniest Joke He Ever Told“Why should we sacrifice laughter to the cause of politically correctness if that laughter isn’t rooted in nastiness?”
  6. John Cleese’s Early Days on ‘I’m Sorry, I’ll Read That Again’When John Cleese looks back on his life in the first volume of his memoir, So, Anyway…, he doesn’t say that the happiest time in his life was […]
  7. John Cleese to Star in BBC Comedy Series ‘Edith’John Cleese has signed on to star in his first BBC sitcom since Fawlty Towers. According to Variety, Cleese will star alongside Alison Steadman […]
  8. across the pond
    John Cleese Is Returning to British Television for a New SitcomEdith will be a six-part series.
  9. John Cleese on Why Most Things Don’t Matter (and a Few Things That Do)It felt perfectly fitting that, during one of the worst and most embarrassing weeks in US history, I got the opportunity to have a brief chat […]
  10. Unearthing a Rare 1971 Monty Python Film All About Peas Let’s say you suddenly found yourself in charge of a major corporation. If you’re good at your job, imagine you’d probably try to steer the […]
  11. r.i.p.
    Fawlty Towers Star Andrew Sachs Is Dead at 86The British character actor played hapless Spanish waiter Manuel in the beloved comedy series.
  12. Eric Idle and John Cleese Share Some Wise Marriage Advice on ‘Conan’Here’s a clip from Eric Idle and John Cleese’s appearance on last night’s Conan, where they share some of the wisdom they’ve learned from many […]
  13. last night on late night
    Watch Monty Python Stars Sing ‘F*ck Selfies’John Cleese and Eric Idle shared their feelings about self-photography with Conan.
  14. John Cleese Recaps All of The Walking DeadThe Ministry of Silly Walkers.
  15. comedy
    John Cleese Brought the Monty Python Character Anne Elk Back for a New SketchAnne’s got a theory.
  16. John Cleese and Eric Idle Announce Fall 2016 North American Tour DatesJohn Cleese and Eric Idle are embarking on another round of their tour Together Again At Last…For The Very First Time. Today the two announced […]
  17. shhhhhhh manuel
    Fawlty Towers Hotel Inspiration to Be DemolishedWas it because they mentioned the war?
  18. chat room
    Exclusive: John Cleese Slams Ex-Wife, Terry Gilliam, Republicans, His Hotel …“You have to let go of the idea that this can ever be a decent and rational place. I have a new show I will call ‘Why There is No Hope.’”
  19. quote machine
    Stephin Merritt Unveils Practical Solution to National ScourgePlus: ‘Scrubs’ creator Bill Lawrence will hit you in the face.
  20. quote machine
    John Cleese Has Led No Easy LifePlus: Graydon Carter!
  21. the industry
    Marion Cotillard Gets a Date With Johnny DeppPlus industry news on Beyoncé, Robert Redford, and Gnarls Barkley.
  22. the industry
    Jessica Alba Loves Ice Hockey, Mike MyersPlus industry news on Watchmen, Liev Schreiber, amd Takashi Murakami.