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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
    Bill Jones Editor
    Caroline Sarin Editor
    Ben Luria Editor
    Mike Horlock Editor
    Andy Lee Editor
    Dave Howman Composer
    Harold Gronenthal Composer
    Steve Lall Animation
    Jessy Deacon Animation
    Justin Weyers Animation
    Jesse Sanders Animation
    Nick Ray Rutter Animation
    Sonia Jones Singer
    Bruce Dickinson Singer

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