Dallas VideoFest is proud to award actor and comedian John Cleese, best known for the British comedy, “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” and “Fawlty Towers,” with the coveted Ernie Kovacs Award at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the Texas Theatre (231 W. Jefferson Blvd. – Oak Cliff/Dallas).

The trifecta anniversary celebration of the 100th anniversary of Ernie Kovacs’ birth, coupled with the 50th anniversary of the start of “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” in the UK adding in the 45th anniversary of the British comedy making its debut of airing in the United States starting its American journey at Dallas’ PBS station, KERA-TV.

Cleese will be on hand to receive the award as well as Ron Devilier, retired KERA programmer who brought “Monty Python” to Dallas and then to the rest of America in 1974, will be recognized. Joshua Mills, son of Edie Adams and keeper of the Kovacs flame, as well as Ben Model, official archivist for the Edie Adams and Ernie Kovacs collection will both be in attendance.

Wednesday, December 4th, 7p – 10p
Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson Blvd, Dallas, TX

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