THE PEOPLE SPEAK: Omid Djalili Plays King Opposite Colin Firth in Monty Python Sketch ;0)

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THE PEOPLE SPEAK: Omid Djalili Plays King Opposite Colin Firth in Monty Python Sketch ;0)
by Darius Kadivar
02-Dec-2012
 

The battle to spread the rights of individuals by standing up against authority is the subject of a new project - The People Speak - backed by actor Colin Firth. It tells the story of the spread of democracy and rights through the voices of those who have spoken out against the establishment over hundreds of years. (Source: persianrealm.com)

Photos by Fung Wah Man © Canongate Books

Colin Firth helps the people speak  (BBC Report):

Colin Firth, Omid Djalili and others interviewed on the People Speak project

(See Original BBC Report)



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THE HOLY GRAIL SKETCH

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Celia Imrie, Omid Djalili, and Colin Firth read Monty Python, Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975), included in The People Speak: Voices That Changed Britain (http://www.canongate.tv/the-people-speak.html). At the book launch at The Tabernacle on September 16, 2012. Photo by Fung Wah Man (c) Canongate Books.

Celia Imrie, Omid Djalili and Colin Firth at The People Speak event :

Celia Imrie, Omid Djalili and Colin Firth at The People Speak event read from Monty Python & The Holy Grail at The People Speak event at the Tabernacle in Notting Hill on 18 September 2012.



The Original Monty Python Sketch:

Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a 1975 film about King Arthur and his knights who embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.



 

 

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THE PEOPLE SPEAK : 

Voices That Changed Britain


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Last October HISTORY a group of British artists, including Colin Firth, Sir Ben Kingsley and Keira Knightley, come together in a unique performance of speech and music that shaped our nation.

 

Trailer:

Colin Firth helps the people speak :

Colin Firth introduces The People Speak event at the Tabernacle in Notting Hill on 18 September 2012.


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MICHAEL PALIN’s CENTER FOR STUTTERING CHILDREN

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Premiere Scene's Claire and Anthony Bueno were delighted to attend the UK Charity Screening of The Kings Speech in aid of the Michael Palin Centre for Stuttering Children. Interviews include director Tom Hooper, Colin Firth and Michael Palin. Visithttp://www.stammeringcentre.org/ for more information about Michael Palin Centre for Stuttering Children

 

The King's Speech Charity Screening Interviews:

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