Derek and Clive are back – are they too much for the 21st century? | Stage | The GuardianI like the bit at the end — with Pete and Dud self-eulogising — this "bit of tape" quite neatly summarises why they were two of the finest comics this country ever produced. RIP Pete and Dud. Pissed and stoned the pair of them. Get it… get it now! Ps That Dolly sounds fekin useless. Absolute classic….
The Prince of Whales - Derek and Clive
Derek and Clive was a double act of comedic characters created by Dudley Moore (Derek) and Peter Cook (Clive) in the s. The performances were captured on the records Derek and Clive (Live) Transcripts of further, unreleased, out takes are available in a book titled Come Again, edited by William Cook and feature.
Derek and Clive are back – are they too much for the 21st century?
Eyebrow, lowbrow He wants to be Goering, but being Liberace would be 'tasteless'. About as much as John Birt Productions, in fact Oh well. Let's talk and Derek and Clive for a bit. Those two warped variants on Pete and Dud have, after all, been very popular. And eventually Chris Blackwell [Island Records founder] put them out on an album.
The characters are foul-mouthed extensions of the earlier characters Pete and Dud. Considered highly offensive by many at the time, the sketches primarily took the form of bizarre, sometime drunken streams of consciousness led by Cook, with interjections from Moore.
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