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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 6

In the final episode, the Pythons play at the Hollywood Bowl, make Monty Python's The Meaning Of Life, mourn the death of Graham Chapman, and go their separate ways.

Broadcast details

Saturday 18th February 2012
Sky Arts
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 19th February 2012 1:05am Sky Arts
Tuesday 21st February 2012 12:00am Sky Arts
Friday 11th May 2012 8:00pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 15th August 2012 8:00pm Sky Arts
Thursday 16th August 2012 1:05am Sky Arts
Friday 9th November 2012 8:00pm Sky Arts
Saturday 10th November 2012 3:30am Sky Arts
Monday 25th March 2013 1:00pm Sky Arts
Sunday 7th April 2013 9:00pm Sky Arts
Monday 8th April 2013 3:25am Sky Arts
Thursday 22nd August 2013 8:00pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 27th August 2013 1:15am Sky Arts
Tuesday 17th December 2013 9:00pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 18th December 2013 2:00am Sky Arts
Friday 20th December 2013 5:45pm Sky Arts
Monday 23rd December 2013 9:00am Sky Arts
Thursday 10th April 2014 9:30pm Sky Arts
Friday 11th April 2014 3:30am Sky Arts
Wednesday 6th August 2014 11:15pm Sky Arts
Thursday 7th August 2014 4:15am Sky Arts
Thursday 7th August 2014 3:50pm Sky Arts
Sunday 10th August 2014 10:00am Sky Arts
Tuesday 18th November 2014 5:45pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 19th November 2014 3:05am Sky Arts
Saturday 20th December 2014 10:45am Sky Arts
Thursday 2nd April 2015 9:00pm Sky Arts
Friday 3rd April 2015 2:30am Sky Arts
Sunday 5th April 2015 3:45pm Sky Arts
Thursday 27th August 2015 7:45pm Sky Arts
Sunday 30th August 2015 10:45am Sky Arts
Thursday 24th March 2016 7:55pm Sky Arts
Friday 25th March 2016 4:00am Sky Arts
Friday 25th March 2016 5:45pm Sky Arts
Sunday 27th March 2016 10:45am Sky Atlantic
Tuesday 30th August 2016 5:55pm Sky Arts
Thursday 6th April 2017 10:15pm Sky Arts
Tuesday 23rd January 2018 4:00pm Sky Arts
Wednesday 24th January 2018 11:00am Sky Arts
Friday 27th April 2018 1:00am Sky Arts
Wednesday 21st 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
Neil Innes Self
Sanjeev Bhaskar Self
Stephen Merchant Self
Julian Doyle Self
Carol Cleveland Self
Simon Pegg Self
Dave Howman Self
Andre Jacquemin Self
Eddie Izzard Self
Nancy Lewis Self
John Goldstone Self
Olivia Harrison Self
Gary Lineker 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
Tina Pawilk Associate 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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