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Monty Python's Flying Circus Radio/TV Program

Monty Python's Flying Circus

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Publisher's Summary

A selection of sketches from Monty Python's Flying Circus..

Perhaps the ultimate in TV comedy madness and absurdity, this cult series, which began in 1969, was conceived, written, and performed by Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, and Terry Jones. Its innovative and ground-breaking comedy inspired many of today's writers and performers. This audio programme features many of the legendary sketches, songs, and catchphrases, including "The Dead Parrot", "The Ministry of Silly Walks", "The Lumberjack Song", "And Now for Something Completely Different", and many more.

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    Mr. E. A. Shanks Peebles, Scotland 29/09/2015
    Mr. E. A. Shanks Peebles, Scotland 29/09/2015 Member Since 2016

    euanshanks

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    "Original monty python sketches"

    Great to listen to these original sketches. a lot of these are different. Great listening.

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    Liam Walsall, United Kingdom 17/06/2015
    Liam Walsall, United Kingdom 17/06/2015 Member Since 2016

    Audible is a whole new world of interest, delight, insight, and hilarity! I don't know how I'd live without it!

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    "Monty Python. Brilliant!"

    The original recorded series for radio. Classic British comedy. Fully recommend though I do love these guys, proper British mad humour!

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  • MR AJ Moore
    Magaliessig, Gauteng South Africa
    22/06/08
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    "Classic Monty Python"

    Ever wondered why fans can't resist quoting lines from Monty Python skits? They cackle something absurd and then break into fits of laughter leaving the uninitiated clueless?

    I had this recording on a cassette tape when I was a kid. I played it so often it became stretched and unplayable. Today I was reunited with a recording that is a Monty Python classic. The Flying Circus is a great place to plug into the absurd, mind bending British humour and be introduced to their whacky world perspective.

    Before you know it you will be cackling absurd lines and laughing out loud before you finish leaving others wondering what's going on. They really do 'shine out like a shaft of gold while all around is dark'.

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Gretchen SLP
    Sacramento, California
    18/07/16
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    "Warning: Lark's Vomit"

    Children of the '70s, rejoice! This is the album you remember listening to over and over with your friends (and in my case, with my sophisticated New York cousins, who introduced me to everything funny and cool, Python included), laughing hysterically. You definitely need to own this walk down memory lane to a simpler, sillier time. It's all here: Crunchy Frog, Dead Parrot, the works, lightly killed, and lovingly frosted with glucose. it even ends with a bang, which I'd forgotten. Thank you, Audible, for making this modern classic available!

    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • danny lawrence
    Charlotte, NC USA
    25/05/12
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    "classic comedy. very funny!"
    Where does Monty Python's Flying Circus rank among all the audiobooks you???ve listened to so far?

    Not an audiobook. This is classic Python sketch comedy!


    What other book might you compare Monty Python's Flying Circus to and why?

    There is no comparison


    Have you listened to any of the narrator???s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Love this collection of Python sketches


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • nicole
    04/07/16
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    "sound issues"

    love flying circus but the recording sound quality was too poor to be able to listen in my car

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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