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i can't wait.
do you think there's a slight chance any of the pythons might be there? i know john and eric live in america but mike and jonesy live near london, right?


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p.s. i think i will wear a hankerchief on my head and my "feche la vache" t-shirt


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Jones and Gilliam to Attempt Largest Coconut Orchestra


Pythons Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam will join cast members from the hit musical Monty Python’s Spamalot to lead the general public in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Coconut Orchestra.

Taking place in London’s Trafalgar Square on St Georges Day (Monday 23 April) Jones, Gilliam and the Spamalot cast will teach members of the public how to ‘clip-clop’ in time to the Python classic "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" prior to the record breaking attempt which will take place in Trafalgar Square at 7pm.

To be assured a pair of exclusive Monty Python’s Spamalot coconuts and possibly a place in the history books, you will need to have registered at one of a number of check points in Trafalgar Square by 6.30pm.

The Guinness World Record for the largest number of people gathered in one location playing coconuts at the same time currently stands at 1789. This record was set on March 22, 2006 outside the Shubert Theatre in New York, to celebrate the one year anniversary of the Broadway production of Monty Python’s Spamalot.

The record-breaking attempt will be part of a weekend of free activities organised by the Mayor of London. It will be followed by a special screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail in Trafalgar Square at 7.30pm.

Currently playing to packed houses at the Palace Theatre, the musical has recently extended its booking until November 3 2007.

Directed by Mike Nichols, Monty Python’s Spamalot is "lovingly ripped-off" from the screenplay of the Pythons’ best-loved film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin. Telling the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, and their quest for the Holy Grail, the musical features a chorus line of dancing divas (and serfs), flatulent Frenchmen, killer rabbits and a legless knight.

Book and lyrics are by Eric Idle with a Grammy Award-winning score by Eric Idle and John Du Prez. Other members of the Spamalot creative team include Casey Nicholaw (choreography), multiple Olivier Award-winners Tim Hatley (sets and costumes) and Hugh Vanstone (lighting) and Acme Sound Partners.


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dammit! I so wish I lived over there!

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"Spamalots" smash world coconut orchestra record

Tue Apr 24, 2007 12:43PM BST

By Jessica McGovern

LONDON, April 24 (Reuters) - Thousands of people in London's Trafalgar Square smashed the record for the world's largest coconut orchestra on Monday evening.

Original Monty Python Stars Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam led 5,567 members of the public and cast members from the musical "Monty Python's Spamalot" in a rendition of their classic singalong "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" to claim the Guinness World Record title.

The previous record for the largest number of people gathered in one location playing coconuts at the same time stood at 1,789 and was set in March 2002 in New York, according to Guinness World Records. The song is a well known tune which featured in the 1979 Monty Python film "Life of Brian".

Spamalot Musical Director Michael England led a brief practice, before conducting the thousands of coconut players, who clip-clopped along to the music over loudspeakers and sang the lyrics, which were projected on a giant screen behind him.

"It's a technique originated by Britons, so it's only right that we hold the record," England said on Tuesday.

The record attempt was inspired by the 1975 comedy film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" from which Spamalot has been "lovingly ripped off". In the movie knights pretend to ride horses while porters bang coconut shells together to make the clip-clopping noise of hooves.

England said the preparations for the attempt pre-occupied the cast in the days ahead of their Trafalgar Square appearance.

"Everywhere you go you can hear people banging their nuts together," he said.

Thousands of coconut shells were ordered for the attempt, each labelled 'left' and 'right'.

On hand to verify the attempt was the editor of Guinness World Records, Craig Glenday.


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5,567 people - read it and weep New York!!!


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Finally got my pics online here

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nice pics CF
i have many too,
i will post them whenever i have time
it's weird that i saw you!!! (CF)


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praline wrote:
it's weird that i saw you!!! (CF)


But didn't say hi :(

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