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A collection of five ten-minute interviews with Peter Cook's comic creation, Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling, who reminisces about his life and career as statesman, scholar and tycoon.

They formed Cook's final radio series.

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 11 January 199419950211

First broadcast on 1994-01-11

Producer: J. BERTHOUD

Next in series: 12 January 1994

Previous in series: PETER COOK

Description

2/5. Series of interviews with Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling (Peter COOK). Tonight he discusses his recent discovery of the fossilised remains of Jesus Christ. With Christopher MORRIS.

Subject Categories

satire (comedy programmes) (genre)

sir arthur streeb greebling (fictional character)

Broadcast history

11 Jan 1994 21:20-21:30 (RADIO 3)

11 Feb 1995 21:40-21:50 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Chris Morris (ent)

Peter Cook (ent)

Jane Berthoud (Producer)

Recorded on 1994-01-07

Programme Catalogue - Details: Peter Cook19950204

First broadcast on 1994-01-10

Producer: J. BERTHOUD

Next in series: 11 January 1994

Previous in series: 01 January 1994

Description

1/5. Series of interviews with Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling (Peter COOK). Renowned as statesman, scholar and tycoon, he has agreed for the first time to try and make sense of his life. With Christopher MORRIS.

Subject Categories

satire (comedy programmes) (genre)

sir arthur streeb greebling (fictional character)

Broadcast history

10 Jan 1994 21:30-21:40 (RADIO 3)

04 Feb 1995 21:40-21:50 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Chris Morris (ent)

Peter Cook (ent)

Jane Berthoud (Producer)

Recorded on 1994-01-06

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 3

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A collection of five ten-minute interviews with Peter Cook's comic creation, Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling, who reminisces about his life and career as statesman, scholar and tycoon.

They formed Cook's final radio series.Series of interviews with Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling (Peter Cook).

Renowned as statesman, scholar and tycoon, he has agreed for the first time to try and make sense of his life.

With Christopher MORRIS.

Contributors

Chris Morris (ent)

Peter Cook (ent)

Jane Berthoud (Producer)

Recorded on 1994-01-06.

They formed Cook's final radio series.Statesman, scholar and tycoon, Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling is telling all.

Peter Cook stars as Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling in a series of exclusive interviews with Chris Morris.

For the very first time, the renowned statesman, scholar and tycoon has agreed to try and make sense of his life - including how he was nearly killed by an eel and his role in the LA race riots.

Scripted by Peter Cook and Chris Morris.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

A Talkback production for BBC Radio 3 first broadcast in 1994.

Series of interviews with Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling (Peter Cook).

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Tonight he discusses his recent discovery of the fossilised remains of Jesus Christ.

Recorded on 1994-01-07.

Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling on his extraordinary friendship with Eric Clapton.

Peter Cook stars as Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling in a series of exclusive interviews with Chris Morris.

The renowned statesman, scholar and tycoon tries to make more sense of his extraordinary life - including his father's criminal tendencies which led to him being raised in prison - and masquerading as a bear.

Scripted by Peter Cook and Chris Morris.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

A Talkback production for BBC Radio 3 first broadcast in 1994.

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Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling on beekeeping and a startling fossilised discovery.

Peter Cook stars as Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling in a series of exclusive interviews with Chris Morris.

The renowned statesman, scholar and tycoon tries to make more sense of his extraordinary life - including beekeeping, plus discovering the fossilised remains of the infant Christ - and his plans to clone him.

Scripted by Peter Cook and Chris Morris.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

A Talkback production for BBC Radio 3 first broadcast in 1994.

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Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling recalls his time in a Japanese concentration camp.

Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling recalls his time in a Japanese concentration camp. Stars Peter Cook and Chris Morris. From January 1994.

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