Michael Palin exhibit

This item appears on page 4 of the September 2018 issue.

British actor, writer and adventurer Michael Palin donated his personal archives to the British Library (96 Euston Rd., London, England; phone +44 1937 546 546, www.bl.uk) in 2017, and on Aug. 7 of this year they went on display in the Sir John Ritblat: Treasures Gallery. The archives include diaries, photos and scripts plus more than 50 notebooks of Monty Python material, including unfilmed skits.

The gallery also exhibits a Gutenberg Bible, a copy of the Magna Carta, a da Vinci notebook and more. Items regularly rotate. Entry is free to the British Library, open daily, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.