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

The Real Derek And Clive

  • TV documentary
  • Channel 4
  • 2002
  • 1 episode

Documentary profiling Peter Cook and Dudley Moore's foul-mouthed creations, Derek and Clive. Features Joe McGrath, Harry Thompson, Danny Baker, Alex Games, Ricky Gervais and more.

Key details

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2002
Channels
Channel 4
Episodes
1
Features
Joe McGrath, Harry Thompson, Danny Baker, Alex Games, Ricky Gervais, David Baddiel, Ivor Baddiel, Germaine Greer and more
Director
Francis Hanly
Producers
Tony Moss and Lucy Johnston
Companies

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.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

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

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