MONTY PYTHON PROGRAMS

 

Monty Python's First Farewell Tour

The official program is actually a fold-out poster, featuring two sides. One side has the lyrics and Terry Gilliam artwork for The Bruce's Philosophers Song. The shows were all in the United Kingdom and ran in 1973.

  • 1973 (U.K.)

All-Star Football Marty Feldman v. Monty Python

The program for a charity football match between players made up of film/television stars and football players. Attending from Monty Python were Terry Jones, Michael Palin, and Eric Idle. All proceeds went to the Sunshine Homes for Children. Held Sunday, 21 October 1973.

  • 1973 (U.K.)

 


Monty Python Live! Playbill

The official Playbill for Monty Python Live! performed on stage at the City Center 55th Street Theater in New York, April 1976.

  • American Theatre Press, Inc., 1976 (U.S.)

 

 


Monty Python at the Hollywood Bowl Official Programmel

The official programme, which was sold for $1 at the Hollywood Bowl is actually a fold-out poster, featuring two sides. One side has the lyrics and Terry Gilliam artwork for The Bruce's Philosophers Song. The other side has various panels of Pythonic silliness, as well as a short section of real credits and thanks. The Hollywood Bowl performances were held September 26-29, 1980.

  • 1980 (U.S.)

Monty Python's SPAMALOT Playbill (Chicago)

This Playbill for Monty Python's Spamalot represents the show as it was performed during its trial run at The Shubert Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. It features two additional songs: "Burn Her!" and "The Cow Song" that were cut from the show due to length and pacing.

  • Playbill Incorporated, 2005 (U.S.) Volume 121, Number 1

 


Monty Python's SPAMALOT Playbill (New York)

The official Playbill for the Tony Award winning musical. The opening night version of the Playbill program has a silver Official Opening Night seal. Part of the internal text of the Playbill program is for a fake musical Dik Od Triaanenen Fol (Finns Ain't What They Used To Be). Lots of silly text, including in small print: "Patrons are asked not to smoke or speak Swedish in thye theatre. Please use cell phones whenever possible." Includes an ad for Graham Chapman's Looks Like a Brown Trouser Job and Eric Idle Sings Monty Python.

  • Playbill Incorporated, 2005 (U.S.) Volume 121, Number 3

Monty Python's SPAMALOT Souvenir Brochure

This brochure, sold in the lobby of the Shubert theater, features large full-color photographs of the SPAMALOT cast, humorous captions, an upside down brochure for the fake Finnish musical Elk: A New Möösical, and a free audio CD of a new three-minute SPAMALOT song called Soggy Old Blondes (not performed in the show), written by Eric Idle and John Du Prez and sung by Eric Idle. The souvenir book was written and edited by Eric Idle and Finland material written by Michael Palin.

  • Shopalot, LLC/Max Merchandising, LLC, 2005 (U.S.)