You can't parody Islam, says Palin
Monty Python star believes religious sensitivities have increased so much it would be impossible to make Life of Brian today
During his Monty Python days he poked fun at everyone from the Establishment to Christianity.
But thanks to the threat of 'heavily armed' fanatics, Michael Palin has admitted there is one comedy taboo he is too scared to break- Islam.
The 70-year-old said religious sensitivities have increased so much since his comedy days it would now be impossible to make 1979 film Life of Brian - which satirised the life of Jesus - let alone laugh at Muslims.
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