Monty Python star Michael Palin, 76, undergoes four-hour heart surgery

The legendary comedian and broadcaster continued: “My chest won’t really be ready for any gold medallions for at least six weeks, and I’m told the ticker, which enlarges to deal with the extra work-load from dysfunctional valves, may take a year to return to normal size.”

Monty Python’s Michael Palin has very lucky escape after being rescued from house fire

“But I washed my hands anyway, and by a fantastic stroke of luck, the loose tap that we never had fixed came apart, dousing the ceiling and partially extinguishing the fire.”

AFL legend Wayne Carey admits stripping off to perform for Seven’s The All New Monty: Guys and Gals was ‘uncomfortable and embarrassing’

Better Homes and Gardens presenter Adam Dovile and former Home and Away heartthrob Orpheus Pledger have also been confirmed for the eagerly anticipated televised event.

Gardeners’ World: who is Adam Frost? All you need to know about the presenter here

Adam Frost is a horticulture expert and TV presenter best known for his work on Gardeners’ World. Alongside his presenting stint on the BBC programme, he runs his own garden design company, Adam Frost Design, based in Stamford. Through his design company, established in 1996, Adam also runs his own workshops for budding gardeners to […]

Michael Palin: “I am glad to be alive each morning, you get an easier ride after 75”

Throughout it all, Sir Michael has been supported by wife Helen, who he met on a beach in Suffolk 60 years ago. He says: “We’re like a couple of old pals. We have been together for so long and known so much about each other, and yet still don’t know everything.

Michael Palin recalls singing to the late Terry Jones and forgetting all of the words

Palin – who met Jones when they were students at Oxford in the 1960s and went on to form Monty Python with John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Eric Idle and Terry Gilliam – said he had previously managed to Jones laugh.

Emotional Michael Palin dedicates NTAs win to late Terry Jones with hilarious ‘sick’ story

“We ask that our privacy be respected at this sensitive time and give thanks that we lived in the presence of an extraordinarily talented, playful and happy man living a truly authentic life, in his words ‘Lovingly frosted with glucose.’”

Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

Dark Side of the Moon in concert more than a year before the album was actually released.Dark Side of the Moon make it sound like a purely “studio” project, the band actually aired out all of the songs in concert – in the exact same sequence that they would appear on the album – more […]

John Cleese, 80, strolls hand in hand with wife Jennifer Wade, 47, on cosy outing after second cancer scare

Speaking on Lorraine last year, the star poked fun at his messy love life, quipping: ‘Fourth wife, finally got it right! I really recommend it. If you can find a wife you really like…’

Clinton and Obama to Appear Together June 26

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama will appear together for the first time before an audience on June 16, reports the Daily News. The goal of the appearance, to take place at the Spitzer-besmirched Mayflower Hotel, will be to encourage her donors to give to Barack Obama.