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Spend an evening with John Cleese at DPAC

In this June 30, 2014 file photo, from left, Eric Idle, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin and Terry Jones of the comedy troop Monty Python pose for photographers during a photo in London.
In this June 30, 2014 file photo, from left, Eric Idle, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin and Terry Jones of the comedy troop Monty Python pose for photographers during a photo in London. John Phillips/Invision/AP

Comedian and actor John Cleese will perform an evening of conversation and answer questions from the audience during a Nov. 8 show at the Durham Performing Arts Center. Cleese will speak after a screening of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.”

A limited number of VIP tickets will be available, which will include a photo opportunity with Cleese.

Cleese is best known for his work with the British comedy troupe Monty Python, and for creating the BBC series “Fawlty Towers.” His television acting credits include episodes of “Cheers,” “3rd Rock from the Sun,” “Will & Grace,” and the Emmy-nominated TLC documentary “The Human Face with John Cleese.” His film credits include “Silverado,” “The Out-of-Towners,” “Rat Race” and Kenneth Branagh’s “Frankenstein.” He also co-authored two best-selling books on psychology, “Families and How to Survive Them” and “Life and How to Survive It.”

Tickets go on sale Friday, June 9 at 10 a.m. at DPACnc.com, at the DPAC ticket office at 919-680-2787, and through Ticketmaster.com.

Cliff Bellamy: 919-419-6744, @CliffBellamy1

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