Monty Python

Canada’s latest OTT service bags Python

Upcoming OTT service Latte has acquired a raft of Monty Python content including the film about the comedy troupe’s recent reunion gig in London. The internet service from telco and broadcaster Bell, which has yet to be given a commercial name and is known simply as ‘Project Latte’, has acquired the content from UK distributor […]

UKTV’s Gold gets Monty Python live show

UKTV channel Gold will air a forthcoming stage show from reunited comedy troupe Monty Python as its first major live event broadcast. Monty Python Live (Mostly: One Down, Five to Go will broadcast live from London’s O2 Arena on Sunday, July 20. It marks the first time in UK channel provider UKTV’s two-decade history it […]

Michael Palin to star in BBC WWI drama

Comic actor and broadcaster Michael Palin is to star in a new BBC Two drama set on the battlefields of World War I. The Monty Python star has not appeared on-screen in an acting role for more than two decades but will feature in The Wipers Times, which is based on the true story of […]