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Monty Python: Almost The Truth

Sky Arts and BBC Two documentary. 6 episodes (1 series), 2009 - 2012. Features Danny Scheinmann, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and Graham Chapman.

Sky Arts Broadcast, Episode 2

The legendary troupe reflects on Monty Python's Flying Circus, revealing how the group's failures turned to success and how the hit series influenced comedians to come.


This episode is also known as "The Much Funnier Second Episode - Parrot Sketch - Flying Circus Included"

Broadcast details

Saturday 21st January 2012
Sky Arts
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Danny Scheinmann Monty Python's Legal Representative, Mr. Abe Appenheimer
John Cleese Self
Michael Palin Self
Eric Idle Self
Terry Jones Self
Terry Gilliam Self
Graham Chapman Self (Archive Material)
Guest cast
Steve Coogan Self
Bill Oddie Self
Barry Cryer Self
Robert Hewison Self
Tim Brooke-Taylor Self
David Aukin Self
Phill Jupitus Self
Bruce Dickinson Self
Sanjeev Bhaskar Self
Russell Brand Self
Stephen Merchant Self
Trevor Moore Self
Alexei Sayle Self
Julian Doyle Self
Seth Green Self
Dan Aykroyd Self
Nick Mason Self
Carol Cleveland Self
Tim Roth Self
Simon Pegg Self
Production team
Bill Jones Director
Ben Timlett Director
Alan G. Parker Director
Bill Jones Producer
Ben Timlett Producer
Harold Gronenthal Executive Producer
George Lentz Jr. Executive Producer
Evan Shapiro Executive Producer
Jennifer Caserta Executive Producer
Christine Lubrano Executive Producer
Terry Shand Executive Producer
Geoff Kempin Executive Producer
Steve Lall Animation
Jessy Deacon Animation
Justin Weyers Animation
Jesse Sanders Animation
Nick Ray Rutter Animation

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