Not The Messiah
Not The Messiah

Not The Messiah

  • Radio comedy
  • BBC Radio 3
  • 2010
  • 1 episode

A musical composition inspired by The Life of Brian. Eric Idle, Michael Palin and fellow Pythons join the BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra. Stars Shannon Mercer, Rosalind Plowright, William Ferguson, Christopher Purvis, Eric Idle and more.

Key details

Genre
Comedy
Broadcast
2010
Channels
BBC Radio 3
Episodes
1
Stars
Shannon Mercer, Rosalind Plowright, William Ferguson, Christopher Purvis, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam

A comic oratorio inspired by The Life of Brian, celebrating 40 years of Monty Python's Flying Circus. Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam join the BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra. Every musical style and genre is included, from Handel to Gilbert and Sullivan to Mariachi band. John Du Prez is the conductor.

Additional details

Production
Studio

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 1st January 2010 at 10pm on BBC Radio 3
Episode length
90 minutes

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