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Mick Jagger mocks Pythons in sketch for their sell-out tour

Rolling Stones frontman Sir Mick Jagger mocks 'wrinkly old men' Monty Python as he introduces their live tour which kicks off at the 02 tomorrow night.

It is one of 10 final shows the Pythons- John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones- will perform in the UK.

The first show sold out within 40 seconds when tickets were released.

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Cinemas will stream Pythons' final performance

The surviving Pythons, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and John Cleese
The surviving Pythons, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and John Cleese Credit: PA Images

The remaining members of Monty Python have announced that what is likely to be their final performance together will be streamed live in cinemas around the world.

The comedy troupe will give its last performance on 20th July at London's O2 arena.

They had previously said their shows in London would not lead to a wider world tour. Fans will be able to see the final show at 450 cinemas in the UK and a further 1,500 worldwide.

Tickets for more Python shows to go on sale on Friday

The five surviving members of the Monty Python comedy team have announced five more shows in London next year, after the first five shows sold out within an hour.

Read: The Monty Python reunion show

  • Tuesday, July 15
  • Wednesday, July 16
  • Friday, July 18
  • Saturday, July 19
  • Sunday, July 20

The show, in the O2 Arena, will be the first time since the Hollywood Bowl in 1980 that the troupe have performed together.

Tickets for the additional shows go on sale on Friday morning.

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Report: Five more Monty Python shows next year

The Sun's showbiz editor Dan Wootton tweets the Monty Python announced five more reunion shows next year, bringing the total number of performances to 10.

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Monty Python announce five more reunion shows at the 02 Arena next July taking the total to ten after massive demand for tickets.

The Pythons sold out their first show in 43.5 seconds. Tickets for the further four shows were gone within an hour.

Python star Eric Idle said: "It's totally amazing. I don't think we realised quite how much Python is loved round the world. We look forward to paying off Terry Jones' mortgage soon."

Read: New Monty Python show sells out in 43 seconds

The veteran comedy troupe - John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones - announced they were getting back together last week.

All five Monty Python shows sell out in 55 minutes

The Monty Python stars are to perform together on stage next year for the first time since the Hollywood Bowl in 1980. Tickets for the event were gone in less then an hour.

After the Pythons sold out their first show in 43.5 seconds this morning, tickets for four further shows had gone on sale.

Python star Eric Idle said: "It's totally amazing. I don't think we realised quite how much Python is loved round the world. We look forward to paying off Terry Jones' mortgage soon."

Fans snapped up the tickets - thought to be for around 72,000 seats - in the space of just 55 minutes after phone lines opened this morning.

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