Debate: “Life of Brian” (Friday Night, Saturday Morning, 9 Nov 1979)

One of the highlights of TV debates if not the highlight is the confrontation of one third of Monty Python (i.e. John Cleese and Michael Palin) with the church of England (in personae Malcolm Muggeridge and Mervyn Stockwood, then Bishop of Southwark) on Life of Brian. The movie itself is well-known, also the fact that it was accused of blasphemy and because of that banned from some cinemas.

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