John Cleese live at the Acropolis

And now for something completely different: The Culture Ministry and the Central Archaeological Council have just announced that renowned British comedian John Cleese will be performing at the Herod Atticus Theater later this year. Organized by The Hub Events as part of celebrations to mark the British Council's 80th anniversary in Greece, the show, titled "John Cleese Live at the Acropolis," will take place at the Roman odeon on September 20.

The actor wrote comedy history with the Monty Python team and helped shape a style that revolved around dark humor, profanity and provocation. From "Biggus Dickus" and the biblically inspired "Life of Brian," through his portrayal of Sir Lancelot in "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," to the sex educator whose blackboard turns into a bed in "The Meaning of Life," Cleese regularly upended norms and skewered British sacred cows, famously...

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