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Monty Python: Almost The Truth

Monty Python: Almost The Truth

  • TV documentary
  • Sky Arts / BBC Two
  • 2009 - 2012
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

40th anniversary documentary celebrating and exploring the story of the Monty Python comedy troupe "from start to finish". Features Danny Scheinmann, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and more.

Episode menu

Sky Arts Broadcast, Episode 3

The Pythons reveal the 'The Sordid Personal Bits', as they discuss their unwanted celebrity status, member Graham Chapman, BBC censorship and the departure of John Cleese.

Broadcast details

Saturday 28th January 2012
Sky Arts
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 29th January 2012 2:30am Sky Arts
Sunday 29th January 2012 9:00pm Sky Arts
Monday 30th January 2012 10:55pm Sky Arts
Friday 20th April 2012 7:55pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 25th July 2012 7:55pm Sky Arts
Friday 19th October 2012 7:45pm Sky Arts
Saturday 20th October 2012 12:45am Sky Arts
Monday 4th March 2013 1:00pm Sky Arts
Sunday 17th March 2013 8:45pm Sky Arts
Monday 18th March 2013 3:40am Sky Arts
Thursday 1st August 2013 7:55pm Sky Arts
Sunday 4th August 2013 2:15pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 6th August 2013 1:00am Sky Arts
Tuesday 26th November 2013 9:00pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 27th November 2013 2:00am Sky Arts
Friday 29th November 2013 5:45pm Sky Arts
Monday 2nd December 2013 9:00am Sky Arts
Thursday 20th March 2014 9:30pm Sky Arts
Friday 21st March 2014 3:45am Sky Arts
Monday 24th March 2014 10:00am Sky Arts
Wednesday 16th July 2014 10:15pm Sky Arts
Thursday 17th July 2014 4:10am Sky Arts
Thursday 17th July 2014 3:25pm Sky Arts
Sunday 20th July 2014 10:00am Sky Arts
Thursday 27th November 2014 6:45pm Sky Arts
Friday 28th November 2014 2:15am Sky Arts
Saturday 29th November 2014 10:30am Sky Arts
Thursday 12th March 2015 9:00pm Sky Arts
Friday 13th March 2015 2:15am Sky Arts
Sunday 15th March 2015 4:15pm Sky Arts
Thursday 6th August 2015 7:45pm Sky Arts
Sunday 9th August 2015 10:45am Sky Arts
Thursday 3rd March 2016 6:45pm Sky Arts
Friday 4th March 2016 4:00am Sky Arts
Friday 4th March 2016 5:30pm Sky Arts
Sunday 6th March 2016 11:45am Sky Arts
Tuesday 9th August 2016 5:45pm Sky Arts
Thursday 11th August 2016 2:15am Sky Arts
Thursday 16th March 2017 9:00pm Sky Arts
Thursday 18th January 2018 3:45pm Sky Arts
Friday 19th January 2018 10:45am Sky Arts
Tuesday 24th April 2018 1:05am Sky Arts
Thursday 1st November 2018 12:45am Sky Arts

Cast & crew

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
David Sherlock Self
Bill Oddie Self
Barry Cryer Self
Art Mortimer Self
Robert Hewison Self
Phill Jupitus Self
Dave Howman Self
Andre Jacquemin Self
John Du Prez Self
Eddie Izzard 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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