Playwright Steve Thompson gets a laugh out of Monty Python
20th September 2011
INTERVIEW: STEVE THOMPSON
The playwright chats to Aleks Sierz about his latest comedy, No Naughty Bits (Hampstead Theatre), which tells the story of the censorship of Monty Python’s Flying Circus in the United States in 1975, and puts a fictional Michael Palin on stage. Recorded at the Hampstead, 19 September 2011.
My mate Terry Johnson read it and said, ‘That’s great Steve, but now you need to throw away the truth, and go away and have some fun.’