Title: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: a Sortabiography Limited Edition
Author: Eric Idle
Format: LEATHER OR CRAFT BOUND
Publication date: 01/11/2019
Imprint: GENESIS PUBLICATIONS
Signed by: Eric Idle
Limited edition: 500 copies
Binding: Presented in a cloth-bound slipcase, each book is bound by hand in Italian leather with gold blocking and gilt page edging.
Extras: Facsimiles of items from the Eric Idle’s archives, including: A certificate bestowing ‘The Order of The Rutland Goat’, a compliments slip from Rutland Weekend Television
, two sheets of song lyrics, numbered and hand-signed by Eric Idle – a first draft of the ‘Galaxy Song’, that originally appeared in the 1983 film Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life and a hand-signed and numbered page of lyrics and chords for ‘The Meaning of Life’ theme song.
We know him best for his unforgettable roles on Monty Pythonfrom the Flying Circus to The Meaning of Life. Now, celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of The Pythons, Eric Idle is marking the occasion with an official signed limited edition of his hilarious memoir, Always Look on the Bright Side of Life. Full of behind-the-scenes stories featuring everyone from Princess Leia to Queen Elizabeth, Eric Idle reflects on the meaning of his own life, taking us on a remarkable journey from his childhood in an austere boarding school through his successful career in comedy, television, theatre, and film.
‘On the advice of my lawyer I am leaving out the shameful bits, and on the advice of my wife the filthy bits, but as usual in my career, I will leave you wanting less. If this isn’t exactly what went down, it’s certainly how it should have happened.’ – Eric Idle