Monty Python and the Holy Sale: John Cleese sells off TV and movie props to fund multi-million-pound divorce Python star John Cleese, 73, married fourth wife Jennifer Wade last yearDivorced Alyce Faye Eichelberger in 2008 and ordered to pay her 12.5mSelling fibre-glass helmet from Monty Python and the Holy Grail for 999Also selling photos of silly walks and Fawlty Towers car thrashing scene By Simon Cable PUBLISHED: 01:55 GMT, 21 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:53 GMT, 21 January 2013 Comedy legend: John Cleese last year married his fourth wife, Jennifer Wade, who is 31 years his junior The crippling cost of divorce has already forced John Cleese into crisis measures, such as launching his stand-up comedy ‘Alimony Tour’, and even moving to another country. But it would seem he is still looking for ways to keep his finances afloat. The Monty Python star has embarked on a sale of film props and signed photos he accumulated during his career
Hard-up Cleese sells his beloved Bentley (and throws in a lunch date plus a signed photo of that 'damn good thrashing' scene) John Cleese is selling his Bentley Eight and set the starting price at 2,500He is also offering to have lunch with the buyer, a handwritten story of some of the car's famous passengers and a signed Fawlty Towers photographThe car is in storage in Kent and 'needs some TLC' he said | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 2 December 2012 Hard-up: John Cleese (with fourth wife Jennifer Wade) is going to great lengths to sell his old Bentley Eight As Basil Fawlty, the irate owner of Britain’s most notorious hotel, he was not known for his love of cars and famously gave one ‘a damn good thrashing’ with a tree branch. But funnyman John Cleese clearly has a soft spot for his old Bentley Eight – and is going to elaborate lengths to sell it.