Python stars to reunite for New York tribute party

John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin have agreed to take part in a get together at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City on 15 October (09), where the quintet will be honoured with a special British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award for their contribution to film and TV.

The reunion event will also feature the premiere of new six-hour Python documentary Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyer’s Cut).

The film will be shown in its entirety on U.S. cable channel IFC on 18 October (09).

Original Python Graham Chapman died from cancer in 1989.