It's... The Monty Python Story.

It's... The Monty Python Story

BBC Two documentary about Monty Python. 1 episode in 1999. Features Eddie Izzard, Terry Jones, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam and others.

It's... The Monty Python Story

The ever-flamboyant Eddie Izzard searches for the roots of Monty Python's surreal humour. He's helped by the Pythons themselves and other interviewees

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
1999
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
1
Features
Eddie Izzard, Terry Jones, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, John Cleese, Carol Cleveland, Frank Skinner and others
Director
Elaine Shepherd
Producer
Elaine Shepherd

The five surviving members of the Monty Python team - John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam - discuss the roots of the programme's bizarre humour.

Python devotees Robin Williams, Kevin Kline and Frank Skinner are among those paying tribute, in a documentary presented by Eddie Izzard.

Production Details

Part of

Monty Python

Production companies
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 9th October 1999 on BBC Two at 9pm
Episode length
50 minutes
Last repeat
Sunday 21st June 2009 at 10:45pm on Gold