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Never Before Seen Monty Python Sketches Found

It has been 35 years ago since Monty Python produced their first film.

The British comedy sketch group is made up of Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle and Terry Jones.

These unseen sketches have been discovered in Michael Palin’s archives. Boxes of material was found and left at the British library last year. This material includes unused script ideas and two scripts written for Monty Python And The Holy Grail.

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One of the sketches is about a Wild West bookshop while another features an “amorous Pink Knight”.

This material along with over 50 notebooks containing notes from Holy Grail and Life Of Brian are set to go on display. It is believed that these scripts would have been too risque to be released even back then.

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Palin, has given permission for the sketches to be reproduced and said the group often produced more material than was needed.

“Sometimes you have things like that. I can’t think why it wasn’t used. The Holy Grail took shape gradually and at the beginning, it had far more ideas in it than ended up on screen because you had to have a narrative. In the end the story of the knights was strong enough.”

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