Almost the Truth - The Lawyer's Cut
Catalogue No: EMDV762
| Release: 26/10/2009
October 2009 sees the celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the first broadcast of “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” by BBC TV in 1969. “Almost The Truth: The Lawyer’s Cut” tells the story of Monty Python through brand new interviews with the Pythons: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones & Michael Palin and archive material from the late Graham Chapman. A host of others also contribute to putting the Python legacy in context including: Phil Jupitus, Bruce Dickinson, Russell Brand, Stephen Merchant, Dan Aykroyd, Tim Roth and more. This 3 disc set contains six programmes, each an hour long, combine the interviews with a generous helping of clips from pre-Python material, the original “Flying Circus” TV series, the films: “Monty Python & The Holy Grail”, “Monty Python’s Life Of Brian” & “Monty Python’s Meaning Of Life” and their classic live performance at the Hollywood Bowl. This is the only official, authorised programme to commemorate Monty Python’s 40th birthday.