Episode 7

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Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

Talk show, hosted by Tim Rice and featuring a discussion about Monty Python's Life of Brian, which had been banned by local councils and caused protests. Guests are John Cleese, Michael Palin, Malcolm Muggeridge, the bishop of Southwark Arthur Stockwood, Norris McWhirter and Paul Jones and the Blues Band.

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    Talk Collection

    This programme is part of Talk - a collection of interviews with some of the most influential figures of the 20th century.

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Tim Rice
John Cleese
Michael Palin


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    A collection of BBC interviews with influential figures of the 20th century.

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