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Monty Python, also known as the Pythons, is a British comedy group made up by John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, and the late Graham Chapman and Terry Jones.

Their breakthrough was the 1969-1974 sketch show Monty Python's Flying Circus; since then they have produced five feature films and several stage shows. The members have also had successful solo projects.



Monty Python's Flying Circus, as well as the films And Now For Something Completely Different and The Meaning of Life are based on sketches; many of them set in more or less famous locations in the United Kingdom.

  • Hurlingham Park, London: Setting of Upper-class twit of the Year
  • Teddington Lock, London: Setting of Fish-slapping Dance

Monty Python and the Holy Grail[edit]

Holy Grail was the Pythons' first narrative film. Loosely based on the Arthurian Legend set in Medieval England, and recorded in the United Kingdom, especially in Scotland.

  • Arnhall Castle, Scotland
  • Bodiam Castle, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, England
  • Bracklinn Falls, Callander, Scotland
  • Castle Stalker, Appin, Argyll, Scotland
  • Isle of Skye, Scotland
  • Doune Castle, Doune, Perthshire, Scotland
  • The Meeting of Three Waters, Glen Coe, Scotland
  • Pass of Glen Coe, Glen Coe, Scotland

Monty Python and the Life of Brian[edit]

Life of Brian tells the story of Brian, who lives parallel to Jesus and is mistaken for him. It was mostly recorded in Tunisia.

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