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Peter Cook and Dudley Moore as Pete and Dud
Peter Cook and Dudley Moore as Pete and Dud

Pete and Dud were characters played by the comedians and entertainers Peter Cook and Dudley Moore. Peter Cook and Dudley Moore as Pete and Dud www. ... Peter Edward Cook (November 17, 1937 – January 9, 1995) was an English satirist, writer and comedian who is widely regarded as the father of the British satire boom of the 1960s. ... Dudley Moore (April 19, 1935 – March 27, 2002), was a British musician, actor and comedian who was enormously popular in his home country for many years but relatively unknown in the USA until he made the film 10 with Bo Derek. ...


The dialogue format originated in 1964 when Dudley Moore invited Peter Cook to appear in a television performance, whereupon Peter Cook scripted a conversation between two men from Dagenham in flat caps. This proved to be very popular with television audiences and the partnership was continued during the series Not Only... But Also. 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Dagenham is a place in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. ... A flat cap, also variously called a cloth cap, golf cap, driving cap, windsor cap, and others, is a round, soft mens cap with a small brim in front and a somewhat stiff peak in the back. ... Not Only. ...


Pete is a know-it-all and wanna-be intellectual, very much in the spirit of E. L. Wisty, and Dud a put-upon Herbert in a subservient role, who trys to impress Pete with his knowledge, even though neither one has any real sense. Peter Cook as E. L. Wisty E. L. Wisty was a character played by comedian Peter Cook throughout his career. ...


The "Dagenham dialogues" between the two ranged from paintings in toilets (Dud finds the Mona Lisa snooty whilst he is using the toilets), how the bottoms of Rubens' nudes seem to follow you around the room, reasons as to why geckos don't live long and being annoyed by film-stars (including "bloody Greta Garbo" and "bloody Anna Magnani") pestering them for romance. The Mona Lisa (Italian, Spanish: La Gioconda; French: La Joconde), is an oil painting on poplar wood by the famous Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci. ... Pieter Pauwel (Peter Paul) Rubens (June 28, 1577 – May 30, 1640) is considered one of the greatest painters in European art history (together with Dutchman Rembrandt van Rijn), and the most important Flemish (Netherlands, nowadays Belgium) painter of the sixteenth century. ... Genera Many, see text I love Geckos Geckos are small to moderately large lizards belonging to the family Gekkonidae and found in warm climates throughout the world. ... Garbo in the 1920s Greta Garbo (September 18, 1905 – April 15, 1990) was a Swedish actress. ... Anna Magnani - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


In the 1970s, Cook and Moore used a similar formula for the more adult Derek and Clive recordings. This article provides extensive lists of events and significant personalities of the 1970s. ... Dudley Moore (left) and Peter Cook as Derek and Clive Derek and Clive are controversial cult characters created by double act Dudley Moore and Peter Cook respectively on the records Derek and Clive (Live), 1976; Derek and Clive Come Again, 1977 and Derek and Clive Ad Nauseam, 1978 and a...


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Pete and Dud were stage personae of the comedians and entertainers Peter Cook and Dudley Moore.
The dialogue format originated in 1964 when Dudley Moore invited Peter Cook to appear in a television performance, whereupon Peter Cook scripted a conversation between two men from Dagenham in flat caps[?].
This proved to be very popular with television audiences and the partnership was continued during the series Not Only...
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