Monty Python musical proposed
by Cameron Robertson for The Stage
Talks have taken place between Monty Python's Flying Circus members and West End producers to create a musical from the work of the influential comedy troupe.
Although John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and the late Graham
Chapman are revered by many commentators for their innovative BBC sketch show in the late
sixties, producers are most interested in their movie work.
Roger Saunders, of Python (Monty) Pictures, said that he considered approaches to adapt Monty
Python's Life of Brian and Monty Python and the Holy Grail to be a reaction to the successful
Broadway stage version of Mel Brooks' movie The Producers. click for more
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