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Royal Festival Hall speakers and family hail their heroes - The Times 11 Nov 2018, 12:01 am


The Times

Royal Festival Hall speakers and family hail their heroes
The Times
Explaining why he wanted to read out Wilfred Owen's Anthem for Doomed Youth at yesterday's Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall, Michael Palin said: “You look back with an enormous regret and horror at the number of people who died, but ...

Michael Palin performs at The Royal Free, Hampstead - Hampstead Highgate Express 8 Nov 2018, 10:33 am


Hampstead Highgate Express

Michael Palin performs at The Royal Free, Hampstead
Hampstead Highgate Express
“It's disappearance was a terrific mystery no-one really knew what happened,” says Palin. “There were a few clues and testimony from the Inuit until 2014 when the wreck was discovered. That was the final push I needed to write about this journey that I ...

Protests prompt Phoenix cinema to drop Curzon takeover - The Guardian 3 Nov 2018, 2:31 pm


Protests prompt Phoenix cinema to drop Curzon takeover
The Guardian
The film directors Mike Leigh and Ken Loach, Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant and the comedian Michael Palin were among thousands of people who had publicly protested against the proposed handover. On Friday, the Phoenix Cinema Trust said it had listened ...

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North London's iconic Phoenix Cinema saved from chain takeover after backlash from thousands including Robert ... - Evening Standard 3 Nov 2018, 10:33 am


North London's iconic Phoenix Cinema saved from chain takeover after backlash from thousands including Robert ...
Evening Standard
One of London's oldest indie cinemas has been “saved” from a chain takeover after a huge backlash from customers. Thousands, including celebs such as Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant and comedian Michael Palin, had campaigned against the Curzon ...

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Monty Python star Michael Palin's new book on British ship Erebus takes you to ye olde sea life - The Globe and Mail 2 Nov 2018, 1:09 pm


Monty Python star Michael Palin's new book on British ship Erebus takes you to ye olde sea life
The Globe and Mail
Michael Palin, famed maniac of the nonsensical Monty Python television skits of the 1970s, looks 10 years younger than 75. He is wiry and bouncy, neat and trim. He does not, in fact, come straight from some naval command, but has spent the latter half ...

Saga unveils inaugural South Korea and Japan tour - TTG 30 Oct 2018, 11:30 am


TTG

Saga unveils inaugural South Korea and Japan tour
TTG
Following in the footsteps of Michael Palin - whose three-part North Korea series aired earlier this year - guests will get a unique insight into some of the world's most unique cultures during Saga's 13-day tour, Essence of South Korea and Japan. The ...

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'It had to be funny - I've no interest in settling scores' - comedian Eric Idle launches his 'sortabiography' - Independent.ie 28 Oct 2018, 2:37 am


'It had to be funny - I've no interest in settling scores' - comedian Eric Idle launches his 'sortabiography'
Independent.ie
Eric Idle - along with John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and the late Graham Chapman - will forever be associated with his years in Python and he is as well placed as any to appraise The Beatles comparison. "They weren't The ...

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Monty Python's Michael Palin on laughter, human contact, and adventure on the high seas - Big Think 27 Oct 2018, 12:01 pm


Monty Python's Michael Palin on laughter, human contact, and adventure on the high seas
Big Think
My guest today is writer, actor, comedian, and explorer Michael Palin. He studied history at Oxford, then transformed comedy forever as a writer and performer in Monty Python's Flying Circus. Since then he's been traveling the world, writing books and ...

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Palin captains compelling naval narrative - Winnipeg Free Press 27 Oct 2018, 9:24 am


Palin captains compelling naval narrative
Winnipeg Free Press
Michael Palin cites 37 books as sources for writing Erebus: One Ship, Two Epic Voyages and the Greatest Naval Mystery of all Time. As impressive as that might seem, those 37 books are but the tip of the proverbial iceberg of words published since the ...

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The insider: Michael Palin - The Australian 26 Oct 2018, 1:00 pm


The insider: Michael Palin
The Australian
I love to fly because you get this fantastic view of the world. I remember once, in India, flying over the Himalayas and all the rivers that come off the Tibetan plateau and down through the gorges, into India and Bangladesh. The most impressive view I ...

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British comedian, actor, writer and television presenter

May 05, 1943, (75 years old)

Michael Edward Palin

http://www.themichaelpalin.com/

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