Rockers The Cure stunned fans at a science show in London on Friday night (19Dec14) by teaming up with Monty Python star Eric Idle for a performance of Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life.

The band made a special appearance at Brian And Robin's Christmas Compendium, a science show hosted by Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince, at London's Hammersmith Apollo ahead of the band's own gigs at the venue over the weekend (20-21Dec14).

Robert Smith's group closed out the show with Idle, singing his hit track with hosts Cox and Ince, as well as Tv host Dara O'Briain.

Idle documented the special performance on by reposting videos and pictures taken by fans at the event.