Pompoms Up!: From Puberty to the Pythons and Beyond

Pompoms Up!

Pompoms Up!: From Puberty to the Pythons and Beyond

In Pom-Poms Up! the British-born, American-raised and RADA-trained actress reveals her life, loves and laughs as the 'Glamorous PYTHON GIRL' who famously kept her cool and a straight face in the heat of the humour generated by Cleese, Palin, Jones, Gilliam and the late Chapman, The 'MONTY' Pythons.

Unofficially referred to as the 7th Python, Miss Cleveland has big, star-studded stories to unveil on her work and associations with other stellar entertainment names like Warren Beatty, Shirley MacLaine, Shelley Winters and even everyone's 'Lovejoy', Ian McShane. Carol spills behind-the-scenes secrets and delivers up-front thrills that makes Pom Poms Up! as titillating as any summertime blockbuster.

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09 Jun 2013
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About the author

  • Carol Cleveland

    Carol Cleveland

    Carol was born in London but grew up in America, first Texas and then California, returning to England in 1960 to study at RADA (The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art). She now lives by the sea in Shoreham on England's south coast. 

    She is best recognised as the featured female member of the Monty Python team, appearing in all the TV series, films and stage shows and is often referred to as 'the 7th Python'. She joined them on stage at the Hollywood Bowl and again at the N.Y. City Centre for Monty Python Live and in 1976 at the Royal Albert Hall, London for the George Harrison Tribute Concert.

    Carol has written and performed two of her own shows; PomPoms Up, a semi-autobiographical look at the glamour business, and War Baby, a dramatised reading of her WWII Baby's Diary.

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    Pompoms Up!