The Real Derek And Clive. Image shows from L to R: Dudley Moore, Peter Cook. Copyright: Chrysalis.

The Real Derek And Clive

Channel 4 documentary. 1 episode in 2002. Features Joe McGrath, Harry Thompson, Danny Baker, Alex Games, Ricky Gervais, David Baddiel, Ivor Baddiel and others.

The Real Derek And Clive

Documentary profiling Peter Cook and Dudley Moore's foul-mouthed creations, Derek and Clive

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2002
Channel
Channel 4
Episodes
1
Features
Joe McGrath, Harry Thompson, Danny Baker, Alex Games, Ricky Gervais, David Baddiel, Ivor Baddiel, Germaine Greer and others
Director
Francis Hanly

Documentary charting the Derek and Clive phenomenon. The two foul-mouthed toilet attendants were the creations of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore and were responsible for some of the filthiest comedy to come out of Britain. Despite being banned from radio and television the duo achieved great success and a cult status, but the act broke up one of the greatest comedy partnerships of recent years.

Featuring excerpts from the actual records and video footage of Cook and Moore.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 25th December 2002 on Channel 4 at 10:55pm
Episode length
1 hour

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