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Mick Jagger Teases Monty Python Cast in ‘Monty Python Live (Mostly)’ Promo

Rolling Stones lead Mick Jagger poked fun at the Monty Python troupe ahead of their string of performances at the O2 arena in London this week. They’re a bunch of “wrinkly old men trying to relive their youth and make a load of money,” Jagger remarks in the promo.

In a video posted on the Monty Python YouTube channel, Jagger is asked by his assistant if he wants tickets for the show. The singer, busy watching the World Cup, declines, “Who wants to see that again?”

The five surviving members of Monty Python are performing together live for the first time since 1980. The troupe will put on 10 shows beginning with Monday night’s and the last on July 20 being broadcast live in more than 2,000 theaters around the world, as well as on television.  The extravagantly assembled performances are expected to include their best-known sketches such as “Dead Parrot,” “The Spanish Inquisition” and the “Lumberjack Song.”

Python member Eric Idle is directing the shows, and performing alongside Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese and Terry Jones. Graham Chapman passed away in 1989. The live shows are intended to be their last.

The initial tickets for “Monty Python Live (mostly)” sold out within minutes when they went on sale last November and additional tickets are currently on sale.

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