Palin, Michael (Edward)
PALIN, Michael (Edward)
PALIN, Michael (Edward). British, b. 1943. Genres: Novels, Novellas/ Short stories, Children's fiction, Plays/Screenplays, Organized labor, Travel/ Exploration, Humor/Satire. Career: Writer, presenter, and actor. TV series: Monty Python's Flying Circus, 1969-74, Ripping Yarns, 1976-80, Great Railway Journeys of the World, 1981, 2nd series, 1994, Around the World in 80 Days, 1989, GBH, 1991, Pole to Pole, 1992, Full Circle, 1997, Palin on Redpath, 1997; Hemingway Adventure, 1999, The Bright Side of Life, 2000, Sahara, 2002, The Ladies Who Loved Matisse, 2003. Films include: And Now for Something Completely Different, 1970; Monty Python and the Holy Grail, 1974; Monty Python's Life of Brian, 1978; Time Bandits, 1980; Monty Python's Meaning of Life, 1982; The Missionary, 1982; A Private Function, 1984; Brazil, 1985; A Fish Called Wanda, 1988; American Friends, 1991; Fierce Creatures, 1997. Publications: SCREENPLAYS (co-author, except as noted): And Now for Something Completely Different, 1970; Monty Python and the Holy Grail, 1974; Monty Python's Life of Brian, 1978; Time Bandits, 1980; (sole) The Missionary, 1982; Monty Python's Meaning of Life, 1982. HUMOR: (co-author) Monty Python's Big Red Book, 1970; (co-author) Monty Python's Brand New Book, 1973; (co-author) Bert Fegg's Nasty Book for Boys and Girls (in U.S. as Dr. Fegg's Nasty Book of Knowledge), 1974; (co-author) Ripping Yarns, 1978; (co-author) Monty Python's Life of Brian/Montypythonscrapbook, 1979; (co-author) More Ripping Yarns, 1980; Dr. Fegg's Encyclopedia of All World Knowledge, 1984; Limericks, 1985; The Complete Ripping Yarns, 1990; (co- author) Pocketful of Python, 2000. TRAVEL: (coauthor) Great Railway Journeys of the World, 1981, vol. 2, 1994; Around the World in Eighty Days, 1989; Pole to Pole, 1992; Pole to Pole-The Photographs, 1994; Full Circle, 1997; Hemingway Adventure, 1999; Sahara, 2002. CHILDREN'S FICTION: Small Harry and the Toothache Pills, 1981; The Mirrorstone, 1986; The Cyril Stories, 1986. OTHER: Hemingway's Chair (novel), 1995; The Weekend (play), 1994. Address: 34 Tavistock St, London WC2E 7PB, England.