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Interview: Monty Python’s Terry Jones to Appear in ‘Holy Grail’ Chicago Screening

Chicago – Monty Python member and Holy Grail co-director Terry Jones will be attending a “Meet the Maker” screening at Chicago’s Lakeshore Theater on Saturday, May 9.

Jones, a founding member of the legendary Monty Python troupe, cut his comedic teeth in 1960’s British television, working with writing partner Michael Palin on shows like David Frost’s “The Frost Report”.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ (1975) was born from the successful TV show, and Jones took on the director’s responsibilities along with fellow Pythoner and soon-to-be-notable film director Terry Gilliam.

Sir Robin meets the 3-headed Knight(left to right) Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Graham Chapman and Michael Palin in ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Photo credit: Monty Python, Ltd. Besides participating in the Lakeshore Theater screenings on Saturday at 6 and 9pm, Terry Jones will also be conducting a comedy writing seminar in Chicago with Monty Python historian Kim “Howard

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