Monty Python At 50: The Self-Abasement Tapes. Image shows from L to R: Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin, John Cleese, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam. Copyright: BBC

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Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2019
Channels
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
5 (1 series)
Features
Michael Palin, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam
Producers
James Peak and Andre Jacquemin
Companies

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Monty Python, Michael Palin hunts down lost Python sketches.

Sketches include the infamous Fat Ignorant Bastards sketch, a Country & Western version of Terry Jones's I'm So Worried, an all-new King Arthur Song, and John Cleese press-gangs his mother into doing a free radio advert.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 4th September 2019 at 11pm on BBC Radio 4

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