Red Indian in Theatre is a sketch that appears in the fifth episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus, "It's the Arts."


An American Indian (Eric Idle) enters a theatre, where the audience is awaiting the performance to begin. He speaks to the man next to him about his tribe's profound interest in theatre arts and his admiration for Cicely Courtneidge.

The house manager announces that Courtneidge will not be appearing and he is killed by arrows.

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