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The Nude Organist is a recurring character during the third series of "Monty Python's Flying Circus", and is portrayed by Terry Jones.


The Nude Organist first appears in Blackmail and Crackpot Religions Ltd. portrayed by Terry Gilliam before becoming a recurring character in the third series.

He appears in the opening of “Whicker's World" completely nude. He is also revealed to be the accompanist in "The Money Song" in "The Money Programme".

He wore a suit, only to end up losing it in "Salad Days" and was accomapnied by a nude orchestra. He wore a red robe while setting up with some crew before they realise that filming has already started in "The Nude Organist" wearing only a white collar and black tie with his back toward the camera, sitting at a piano to play a chord.