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Monty Python Friday, 8 October, 1999, 16:33 GMT 17:33 UK
Three decades of Python
Monty Python's Flying Circus took to the air on British television on 5 October 1969. To mark the 30th anniversary of this ground-breaking series, BBC News Online looks back on the careers of the Pythons - six of the most influential figures in comedy.

Has Python stood the test of time? Have your say.

And now for something completely different?
Monty Python's Flying Circus was not the only TV show in the late 1960s to break new ground.

The Birth of Python
From university revues to the opening of the Flying Circus.

Nudge, nudge, wink, wink. Say no more!
The Pythons were never scared of controversy.

Pythons that slithered away
There were more than six members of the team.

E-mail your questions to Python actress Carol Cleveland

Python's long shadow
The popularity of the Flying Circus still stalks the ex-Pythons 30 years on.

Life after Python
The team have been busy since leaving the Circus.

The US love affair with Python
Why Monty Python is still a cult in the States.

Pictures from the Circus
The Pythons at their best

Links to more Monty Python stories are at the foot of the page.


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