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‘Excalibur’ found at the bottom of a lake where the myth happened.

Image: This is 7-year-old Matilda Jones, and she’s just casually found “Excalibur”, the legendary sword, in the same lake where it was thrown according to the King Arthur myth:  Image: Matilda was paddling in Dozmary Pool, in Cornwall, with her dad Paul when she stumbled across the 4ft long metal sword.   Read […]

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John Cleese revels in old-age and the inevitability of death on Fallon

“Most of the best people are dead.”  That kind of goes for most of the worst people too, seeing as most of whoever’s existed has died, but it’s still catchy. It’s also typical John Cleese. Cleese went on Fallon last night and talked about old age and impending death. Surprise surprise, he does so using […]

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Terry Jones: Ive got dementia. My frontal lobe has absconded

The actor, director and Monty Python star talks about how he is learning to live with his illness, with the help of close friend Michael Palin Terry Jones first exhibited signs that all was not well with his health in July 2014. He and his close friend Michael Palin were performing with the rest of […]

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There was a lot of sitting around in knitted chainmail: my day as a Monty Python extra

John Small remembers filming Monty Python And The Holy Grail with his idols In 1974, when I was at Stirling University, the Python team set up camp in the area to film Monty Python And The Holy Grail. The show was huge at the time: student TV lounges were packed when it was on. The […]

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