Monty Python reunion show

The Monty Python stars are to perform together on stage next year for the first time since the Hollywood Bowl in 1980. Tickets will go on sale on Monday.

View all 39 updates ›

Brian Cox 'to make cameo' in Monty Python reunion

Professor Brian Cox has been "roped in" to take part in the Monty Python reunion concert, Eric Idle said.

Professor Brian Cox has agreed to appear in a performance of Galaxy Song from The Meaning of Life, Eric Idle said. Credit: Press Association.

The star said he wanted Cox to join in on a performance of Galaxy Song from The Meaning of Life. Speaking after today's press conference, Mr Idle said:

"John can't do silly walks because he has a hip replacement, I decided I couldn't do the Travel Agent because you have to talk for 15 minutes and it's really exhausting and so I thought well I'd like to do some of the songs we've never done.

"I'd like to do Galaxy Song with Professor Brian Cox coming in. I was with him last night, talked him into it."

More on this story