Not The Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) is a comic oratorio based on Monty Python's Life of Brian, which retells the tragic tale of Mandy, impregnated by a Roman soldier, giving birth to Brian, a reluctant revolutionary of the People's Front of Judea who falls in love with Judith, gets mistaken for a Messiah and is arrested by the Romans and sentenced to be crucified. It ranges in reference from Handel, through a naughty Mozart duet, to the Festival of Nine Carols, Bob Dylan, and the classic finale "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life".

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  1. Aubrey Powell


  2. John Du Prez


  3. Eric Idle


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  1. Eric Idle

    Eric Idle

    Baritonish / Stan / Loretta / Bob Dylan / Ben

  2. Michael Palin

    Michael Palin

    Mrs. Betty Palin / Julius Caesar / Bevis

  3. Terry Jones

    Terry Jones

    Workingman / Mexican / Mountie

  4. Terry Gilliam

    Terry Gilliam

    Not an Individual / Mexican / Mountie

  5. Carol Cleveland

    Carol Cleveland

    Sheep Lady / Mexican / Bevis' Girlfriend

  6. WF

    William Ferguson

    Brian Cohen - Tenor

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

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  • June 8, 2010
    PG, Theatrical



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