Monty Python's Flying Circus: 50 Years of Hidden Treasures signed by Michael Palin
Hand Signed by Michael Palin to the Publishers Bookplate
New & Unread
This new standard hardback edition was previously available in slipcase format with the ISBN 9781853759741
This book delves into the official archives and recounts the history of the men who changed the face of comedy. The story is told through photographs, text, props and memorabilia, including hand-scribbled scripts, never-before-published cue sheets, artwork, unused presentation material, and more, offering the reader a unique peek into the world of these comic geniuses. The "Dead Parrot" sketch. "The Lumberjack Song". "Argument Clinic". "Spam". Monty Python's Flying Circus was packed with famous skits and classic one-liners, many of which are still globally recognized, from the Hollywood Bowl to the University of Woolloomooloo. Their irreverent humour is the yardstick by which others are judged and the adjective "Pythonesque" has been part of the English language for years. And 50 years after first broadcast, Monty Python's Flying Circus is still attracting and amusing audiences around the world.
About the Author: Compiled and created by Adrian Besley. Adrian has enjoyed a long career at the BBC in London as a copywriter. He went on to write for a variety of children's television series, including the classic Wombles and Upstairs Downstairs Bears. He grew up an avid fan of Monty Python's Flying Circus and has realized a dream in spending his time researching and writing this book. Besley won the Bloomsbury Short Story Competition in 2014 and has worked on a wide range of humour, sport and popular culture books, including the popular YouTube World Records, The Dangerous Book for Idiots and The Outdoor Book for Adventurous Boys. He lives in London.
Format: Hardback Edition
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