Peter Cook





Peter Cook


Born
in Torquay, Devon, The United Kingdom
November 17, 1937

Died
January 09, 1995

Genre

Influences


Peter Edward Cook was an English satirist, writer and comedian. Cook is widely regarded as the leading figure in the British satire boom of the 1960s. He has been described by Stephen Fry as 'the funniest man who ever drew breath', and is closely associated with an anti-establishment style of comedy that first emerged in the late 1950s.

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Tragically I Was an Only Tw...

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Goodbye Again: The Definiti...

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DUD AND PETE: THE DAGENHAM ...

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Why Bother?

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Good Evening: A Comedy-Revu...

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The New Rules of Management...

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Peter Cook In His Own Words

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Beyond the Fringe at  the F...

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“I have learned from my mistakes, and I am sure I can repeat them exactly”
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“I am blind -- but I am able to read thanks to a wonderful new system known as 'broil' . . . I'm sorry, I'll just feel that again.”
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“As I looked out into the night sky, across all those infinite stars, it made me realize how insignificant they are.”
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