The Holy Grail wasn’t funny until I came along, says Monty Python producer

The producer of Monty Python and the Holy Grail claimed today that he “co-created” the cult comedy film and even made suggestions about the plot. Mark Forstater, who is suing for an estimated £300,000 share of the profits from the stage musical spin-off Spamalot, has argued he should be treated as the “seventh Python” in … Continue reading The Holy Grail wasn’t funny until I came along, says Monty Python producer

Monty Python Members Lose ‘Spamalot’ Musical Profits Dispute

Mark Forstater, the self-proclaimed “seventh Python,” wins his lawsuit that under a deal to produce “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” he deserved a larger share of the musical spinoff. Mark Forstater, a producer on the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, has gotten a U.K. high court to acknowledge that he’s owed a … Continue reading Monty Python Members Lose ‘Spamalot’ Musical Profits Dispute

It’s Scamalot

‘7th Python’ owed £250k, court is told Sued – John Cleese THE five surviving Monty Python stars owe a “seventh Python” £250,000 in royalties from their West End musical Spamalot, the High Court heard yesterday. Bankrupt Mark Forstater, 69, claims the comedy team halved his share of cash from the hit show. From an article  … Continue reading It’s Scamalot