The Taming of the Shrew (BBC) (1988)

Director: Jonathan Miller
Starring: John Cleese, Sarah Badel

Jonathan Miller's sympathetic, vibrant and hilarious adaptation brilliantly blends the more subtle essences of Shakespeare's classic comedy with the p... Read more

The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It (1977)

Director: Joseph McGrath
Starring: John Cleese, Arthur Lowe, Stratford Johns, Connie Booth

John Cleese is the descendant of Sherlock Holmes while Arthur Lowe plays the 'bionic' grandson of Doctor Watson in this hilarious send up where nothin... Read more

The Human Face (2001)

Director: James Erskine
Starring: Presented By, John Cleese

Join host John Cleese for this innovative four-part BBC exploration of the "The Human Face," from what defines beauty to the countless array of expre... Read more

Clockwise (1985)

Director: Christopher Morahan
Starring: John Cleese, Penelope Wilton, Alison Steadman

John Cleese's ultra-meticulous teacher attempts to reach a head teacher's conference where he, as it's new president, is delivering the keynote speech... Read more

Privates On Parade (1983)

Director: Michael Blakemore
Starring: John Cleese, Denis Quilley, Nicola Pagett

John Cleese is the marvelous mad major in this sizzling mix of high camp, low farce and bitter tragedy about an army song-and-dance unit. Denis Quille... Read more

The Out-Of-Towners (1999)

Director: Sam Weisman
Starring: Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn, John Cleese

Farewell, Ohio. Hello, hilarity! Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn reunite for this exhilarating comedy based on the Neil Simon screenplay. They play Henry... Read more

Monty Python's And Now For Something Completely Different (1971)

Director: Ian MacNaughton
Starring: Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Graham Chapman

The first feature film by the Monty Python gang, featuring some of their funniest skits from their TV show, 'Monty Python's Flying Circus'. Read more

Fawlty Towers: Series 2 (1979)

Director: Bob Spiers
Starring: Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth, John Cleese, Prunella Scales

Basil Fawlty's life is plagued by health inspectors, dead guests and a dead drunk chef. Nagging wife Sybil is still his biggest headache yet somehow t... Read more

Fawlty Towers: Series 1 (1975)

Director: John Howard Davies
Starring: Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth, John Cleese, Prunella Scales

Marvellously rude hotel manager Basil Fawlty operates on a short fuse. His life is plagued by German tourists, hotel inspectors and riff-raff. His big... Read more

The Shakespeare Collection: Series 3 (BBC) (1980)

Starring: John Cleese, Warren Mitchell, Jane Lapotaire, Jonathan Pryce

In 1978, the BBC set itself the task of filming all of William Shakespeare's plays for television. The resulting productions, renowned for their loyal... Read more