Beyond the Fringe

Beyond the Fringe

by: Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller, Dudley Moore, Alan Bennett

by: Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller, Dudley Moore, Alan Bennett

Beyond the Fringe

Beyond the Fringe

by: Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller, Dudley Moore, Alan Bennett

by: Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller, Dudley Moore, Alan Bennett

Overview

Four devilishly clever comedians were responsible for this madhouse of hilarity in both London and New York: Alan Bennett, Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller and Dudley Moore. Their skits include one about an impassioned preacher whose emotion carries him so far from the text that he can't find his way back. There's a delicious spoof on Shakespeare in beautifully faked speech, and a couple of panel scenes, in one, three experts on nuclear war clobber the subject to death. And these are but samples of a grab bag of highly intellectual fun.

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Peter Cook

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Jonathan Miller

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Dudley Moore

Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett was born in Leeds in 1934. After studying at Oxford University he collaborated as a writer and performer with Dudley Moore, Jonathan Miller and Peter Cook in Beyond the Fringe in 1960 at the Edinburgh Festival. He then turned to writing full time and produced his first stage play Forty Years On in 1968. ...

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