Demise of Monty Python legend Terry Jones – had directed film shot in Malta
The death has been announced of historian and artist Terry Jones, known mainly for the television series Monty Python and the Flying Circus.
Terry Jones died at the age of 77, after having suffered from a rare form of dementia for the past four years.
Jones will be remembered mainly as the founder and actor of the Monty Python group, which had led to a new twist in comic sketches in the UK in the sixties.
Jones’s best-known films are The Holy Grail in 1975 and The Meaning of Life in 1983.
Jones had also directed the film Erik the Viking in 1989, with several scenes for this film having been shot in Malta.