Ben Oliver

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Listen, strange women lyin’ in ponds distributin’ swords is no basis for a system of government.
30 June 2019

There’s nothing I can say about this that hasn’t already been said. It will never get old, and it will never fail to surprise.

Terry Gilliam has devoted much of his life to trying to make Don Quixote, yet Graham Chapman playing a coconut-king looking for the holy grail is as good a send up of chivalry as anyone needs.