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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 5

The Pythons look back at the making of arguably the greatest comedy film ever, Monty Python's Life Of Brian, and the controversy it caused.

Broadcast details

Saturday 11th February 2012
Sky Arts
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 12th February 2012 1:05am Sky Arts
Sunday 12th February 2012 9:00pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 14th February 2012 12:00am Sky Arts
Friday 4th May 2012 7:55pm Sky Arts
Saturday 5th May 2012 1:20am Sky Arts
Wednesday 8th August 2012 7:55pm Sky Arts
Thursday 9th August 2012 2:00am Sky Arts
Friday 2nd November 2012 7:45pm Sky Arts
Monday 18th March 2013 1:00pm Sky Arts
Sunday 31st March 2013 8:45pm Sky Arts
Monday 1st April 2013 3:15am Sky Arts
Thursday 15th August 2013 7:45pm Sky Arts
Sunday 18th August 2013 2:15pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 20th August 2013 1:20am Sky Arts
Tuesday 10th December 2013 9:30pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 11th December 2013 2:35am Sky Arts
Friday 13th December 2013 5:45pm Sky Arts
Monday 16th December 2013 9:30am Sky Arts
Thursday 3rd April 2014 9:30pm Sky Arts
Friday 4th April 2014 4:15am Sky Arts
Monday 7th April 2014 10:00am Sky Arts
Wednesday 30th July 2014 11:20pm Sky Arts
Thursday 31st July 2014 4:15am Sky Arts
Thursday 31st July 2014 3:30pm Sky Arts
Thursday 13th November 2014 10:30am Sky Arts
Thursday 11th December 2014 5:45pm Sky Arts
Friday 12th December 2014 2:25am Sky Arts
Thursday 26th March 2015 9:00pm Sky Arts
Friday 27th March 2015 2:35am Sky Arts
Sunday 29th March 2015 4:15pm Sky Arts
Thursday 20th August 2015 7:45pm Sky Arts
Sunday 23rd August 2015 10:45am Sky Arts
Thursday 17th March 2016 7:45pm Sky Arts
Friday 18th March 2016 4:00am Sky Arts
Friday 18th March 2016 5:30pm Sky Arts
Sunday 20th March 2016 10:30am Sky Arts
Tuesday 23rd August 2016 5:30pm Sky Arts
Thursday 25th August 2016 2:15am Sky Arts
Thursday 30th March 2017 10:15pm Sky Arts
Monday 22nd January 2018 3:45pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 23rd January 2018 10:45am Sky Arts
Thursday 26th April 2018 1:00am Sky Arts
Wednesday 14th November 2018 11:00pm 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
Barry Cryer Self
Tim Brooke-Taylor Self
Phill Jupitus Self
Bruce Dickinson Self
Sanjeev Bhaskar Self
Russell Brand Self
Alexei Sayle Self
Julian Doyle Self
Dan Aykroyd Self
Eddie Izzard Self
Nancy Lewis Self
John Goldstone Self
Olivia Harrison Self
Lloyd Kaufman Self
George Harrison Self (Archive Material)
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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