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The Telegraph

Camilla Cleese: ‘People are looking to hate me’
Comedian Camilla Cleese is ready to emerge from the shadow of her Python father with a new show at Edinburgh By Celia Walden – 4:00PM BST 25 Jul 2014

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When Camilla Cleese and her father John were driving to the Sundance film festival in Utah one year and stopping, intermittently, at roadside fast food joints, the 30-year-old comedian devised a plan to trick her father and “mess with his head”.

“Every time we had to use the bathroom, I would run in ahead of him and say: ‘When the guy with the moustache comes in would you please say: ‘Aren’t you that guy from Pink Panther 2?’ He was so pissed,” she chuckles. “I never even told him what I did.”

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The Times

Camilla Cleese: I argue with Dad about his table manners — they’re atrocious
By Damian Whitworth – Last updated at 10:10AM, July 29 2014

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The younger daughter of John Cleese is following in his footsteps with a comedy show at the Edinburgh Festival

Now for something vaguely familiar. One of the most intriguing debuts at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival is likely to come from a strikingly tall, razor-witted comedian who has a penchant for silly walks and goes by the name of Cleese.

More than 50 years after John Cleese burst upon the world at Edinburgh with the Cambridge Footlights, his daughter, Camilla, who is building a career as a stand-up comedian in America, is

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Daily Mail.com


What will daddy say? John Cleese’s comic daughter makes a laughing stock of his love life… and labels his latest wife ‘the new child in the family’

By Sam Creighton for the Daily Mail – Published: 16:58 EST, 7 August 2014 | Updated: 23:34 EST, 7 August 2014

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By her own admission, she and her father don’t always see eye-to-eye when it comes to her work.

And when John Cleese’s daughter Camilla unveiled her latest stand-up show, it wasn’t difficult to see why.

The 30-year-old comic devoted almost half of her set to making jokes at the expense of her 74-year-old father – and his wives.

As well as describing the Monty Python star’s current wife Jennifer Wade, 42, as ‘a child’ and his ‘soul mate du jour’, Miss Cleese referred to his third wife, Alyce Faye Eichelberger, as ‘Lucifer’, or the devil.

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