Peter Cook Quote
“You know, I go to the theatre to be entertained... I don't want to see plays about rape, sodomy and drug addiction... I can get all that at home.”
Caption to a cartoon drawn by Roger Law, published in The Observer (8 July 1962)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsPeter Cook
Born: November 17, 1937
Died: January 9, 1995 (aged 57)
Occupation: Writer, comedian, actor, satirist
Bio: Peter Edward Cook was an English actor, satirist, writer and comedian. An extremely influential figure in modern British comedy, he is regarded as the leading light of the British satire boom of the 1960s. Cook has been described by Stephen Fry as the funniest man who ever drew breath, although his work was also controversial.