Peter Cook In His Own Words

Michael Palin trawls Peter Cook's back catalogue for the funniest, rarest and silliest interviews and sketches that Cook ever recorded.

Episodes

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01High Table At Radley School To Beyond The Fringe2004102920050831

Featuring early interviews on the Light Programme and BBC TV, with Cook discussing life at school, writing comedy at Cambridge University, and his first encounter with Dudley Moore.
Accompanied by rare sketches from Beyond the Fringe and monologues from E L Wisty, recorded for On the Braden Beat.

02From Not Only But Also Through To Behind The Fridge2004110520050907

Featuring interviews from the 1970s with Michael Parkinson and David Dimbleby, an account of Peter's short lived career as a chat show host, spoof arts documentary footage, and rare sketches from Not Only But Also and Goodbye Again.

032004111220050914

This programme features footage from the mid '70s through to the late '80s.

04 LAST2004111920050921

This programme features footage from the mid '80s through to the '90s.