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2014-01-27 16:23:14

~On DVD and Blu-ray February 25, 2014 NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagle Rock Entertainment USA is very proud to announce the US Blu-ray and DVD release on February 25th 2014 of the Amnesty International comedy extravaganza "The Secret Policeman's Ball - USA". [Pre-book Order Date January 31, MSRP $24.99 Blu-ray, $19.99 DVD] The 137-minute show features the cream of contemporary US and UK comedy stars - performing brand-new, specially-created material tailored to the theme of...

2011-06-20 10:26:00

LONDON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TomTom has launched its global Break Free campaign. In a series of hilarious videos John Cleese, the star of Fawlty Towers and other classics like Monty Python, is trying to break free from yet another awful traffic jam. Cleese gets frustrated and acts in his traditional silly manner. He might just act as a selfish bastard! To promote the new traffic service in a big way, TomTom has collaborated with John Cleese to create unique and...

2009-11-12 09:00:00

In a bid to set the world record for the most people ever to do 'silly walks' at one time in one place, on the evening of November 19, 2009, Universal CityWalk will be transformed into a scene right out of Monty Python, while benefiting hunger relief organizations Feeding America, the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank and the Global FoodBanking Network during this holiday season. GLENDALE, Calif., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- October 2009 marked the beginning of the 40th Anniversary year...

2009-08-18 20:19:47

The surviving members the iconic British comedy troupe Monty Python are to be presented with a special BAFTA honor this fall, the BBC reported. John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin are scheduled to attend an Oct. 15 question and answer session in New York, marking their 40th anniversary. Python member Graham Chapman died in 1989. The comedians and writers are being recognized for their contributions to film and television, BAFTA said. We're absolutely delighted...

2009-06-19 11:45:00

"I saw The Secret Policeman's Ball and it became a part of me. It sowed a seed." - Bono "I think everyone is in for a grave disappointment." - John Cleese NEW YORK, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Film Society of Lincoln Center is proud to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Amnesty International's stellar and anarchic comedy and rock extravaganza benefit shows with "The Secret Policeman's Film Festival." Beginning on Friday, June 26 through Wednesday, July 1 (Six Days), the Walter Reade...


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