Saturday 21 October 2017

Nobody should expect Monty Python comeback to be as good as first time

The surviving Pythons line up with actress Carol Cleveland.
The surviving Pythons line up with actress Carol Cleveland.

Eamon Keane

Kim Kardashian is apparently doing one. CJ Haughey did a few. Elvis did one and so did Mike Tyson.

The Comeback is just about the riskiest thing you can try in sport, entertainment or politics. There are notable exceptions, but why oh why have the geniuses in Monty Python fallen for it?

It was announced this week that John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam are to perform a one-off reunion at the O2 arena in London next July.

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