4382 5567 silly people (including me) who registered and met up to participate in this event.
Awesome. Absolutely awesome.
(Update: pictures added)
He’s a comedian, actor, broadcaster, traveller and writer.
And while not all comedians are indeed funny, he definitely is.
He seems to be a truly sympathetic person too.
And he is a man I wouldn’t mind drinking a cup of tea with.
So when I stumbled upon a flyer saying that he was going to give a talk in London in November, I didn’t need to think very long about it.
Who do you think I am talking about?
(No his last name doesn’t start with an N).
Spamalot, the Monty Python musical finally opened in London 2 days ago, after a successful ride (Tony Award) on Broadway.
I am normally not that crazy about musicals, I tend to find them boring. But Spamalot is not your average musical, it kicks ass. It takes the piss out of every musical cliche you can come up with, it has stolen from every musical you can come up with, it is impressively actual and up to date, it is hilariously funny and has some very intelligent jokes too. The set design is fantastic with castles, palaces and things like a huge trojan, uhm, rabbit. And people like the Knights Who Say Ni (We are no longer the Knights who say “NI”. We are now the Knights who say “Icky Icky Icky Icky”). So silly, but so very funny.
Tim Curry is brilliant as King Arthur (he will play King Arthur until January 2007) always followed by his coconut gallopping assistant, and the Lady of the Water has an amazing voice, while singing beautifooly songs. And You get John Cleese as the voice of God. And ..
Well I am not even that big a Monty Python fan, but what can I say, you want to see this.
It’s big big fun.
Reflections (Camden Lock by night)
If you want tickets, be quick, they sell like crazy.