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06:10

Michael Palin on Life After "Monty Python"

Actor, comedian, filmmaker, and author Michael Palin. In the fall of 1988, Palin recreated the journey Jules Verne described in "Around the World in 80 Days." Palin turned his journey into a very successful 8-part TV BBC series. He is of course also known for his tenure as a member of Monthy Python's Flying Circus and his appearances in "The Missionary" and "A Fish Called Wanda." He's also appearing in the new film "Fierce Creatures" which was co-written by John Cleese. (REBROADCAST FROM 4/17/90)

19:56

Drag Performer Charles Busch

The playwright, female impersonator, and novelist wrote the camp classic, "Vampire Lesbians of Sodom." It was the longest-running play in Off-Broadway history. His other plays include, "Psycho Beach Party," and "Red Scare on Sunset." A show which parodied the variety shows of the 60s, "The Charles Busch Revue," featured seven costume changes in an hour and 15 minutes. Busch also wrote a novel, "Whores of Lost Atlantis." He currently stars in the one-man show in New York City, "Flipping My Wig." (REBROADCAST from 7/29/93)

06:18

Michael Palin on Life After "Monty Python"

Actor, comedian, filmmaker, and author Michael Palin. In the fall of 1988, Palin recreated the journey Jules Verne described in "Around the World in 80 Days." Palin turned his journey into a very successful 8-part TV BBC series. He is of course also known for his tenure as a member of Monthy Python's Flying Circus and his appearances in "The Missionary" and "A Fish Called Wanda." (Rebroadcast).

14:54

Former "Monty Python" Star Terry Jones on Making the Show

Terry Jones was member of the comedy troupe Monty Python. He did much of the writing for the troupe and directed most of their movies. Jones now writes children's books in England. He's been involved with two recent films, "Nuns on the Run," and "Splitting Heirs." (Rebroadcast)

18:26

Charles Busch on Performing in Drag.

Playwright, female impersonator, and now novelist Charles Busch. His play, the camp classic, "Vampire Lesbians of Sodom," was the longest-running play in Off-Broadway history. His other plays include, "Psycho Beach Party," and "Red Scare on Sunset." His latest show parodies the variety shows of the 60s, "The Charles Busch Revue," in which he makes seven costume changes in an hour and 15 minutes. Busch's first novel, "Whores of Lost Atlantis," (Hyperion) came out in November.

23:07

Charles Busch on Performing in Drag.

Playwright, female impersonator, and now novelist Charles Busch. His play, the camp classic, "Vampire Lesbians of Sodom," was the longest-running play in Off-Broadway history. His other plays include, "Psycho Beach Party," and "Red Scare on Sunset." He has a new show which parodies the variety shows of the 60s, "The Charles Busch Revue," in which he makes seven costume changes in an hour and 15 minutes. One reviewer writes, "Among New York's drag performers, he is certainly the most congenial.

14:29

Barry Humphries as "Dame Edna."

Dame Edna Everage. Dame Edna describes herself as a housewife, megastar, investigative journalist, chanteuse, swami and polymath. She's become a media star in England and Australia, and has just written her memoir, called "My Gorgeous Life: The Life, The Loves, The Legend" (published by Simon and Schuster). Dame Edna, in case you didn't know, is a fictitious creation, the alter-ego of Australian comic Barry Humphries.

04:05

Louise DuArt is More than a Mimic.

Critic Laurie Stone reviews the work of impressionist Louise DuArt. On her recent Showtime special, DuArt portrayed everyone from Cher to Barbara Walters, Woody Allen to Doctor Ruth.

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