This biography is pretty much wholly cribbed from
Harry Thompson's excellent biography of dear old Cook (see Further
Reading at the end of this section), together with a few other
sources. For the full story, get off your arse and buy Thompson's
book. And Alexander Games' book too while you're at it, which has
a handy full timeline for all Cook's work, discographies, filmographies
and all that palaver. We would also heartily recommend Roger Wilmut's
chronology, discography, videography and so on in Lin Cook's "Peter
The purpose of the following is not to be a complete
run down of every chat show, undergraduate review or advert Cook
ever did, but enough to give you a decent overview of how Cook's
life fitted together with enough relevant facts and dates to keep
the story together.
For in depth articles, sketch transcripts and that sort of thing
from Publish & Bedazzled (P&B) concerning
various points in Cook's life, We have helpfully pointed out the
relevant issue number, in the text, for those issue still in print.
You can buy some if you like.
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