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  1. Toronto Mayor to rigorously study success of new bike laneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | TreeHugger

    Ever since I heard the late Peter Cook talk about rigour in Beyond the Fringe , I have had trouble taking the word seriously. He describes how he became a miner: Yes, I could have been a judge but I never had the Latin, never had the Latin for the judgin', I never had it, so I'd had it, as far as bein' a judge was concerned.

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  2. Who is the funniest northerner? Great Yorkshire Fringe invites you to pick your top threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | York Press

    ... Michael Palin, from Monty Python's Flying Circus and Ripping Yarns? Leeds humorist Alan Bennett, in his Beyond The Fringe days and beyond? You could make a left-field case for Fitzwilliam cricketer Geoffrey "Fiery" Boycott, never stumped for a quip ...

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  3. Alan Bennett plucks at the heartstringsRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | Henley Standard

    ... very poignantly of the vast chasm that formed between their respective lives following his success in Beyond the Fringe here and on Broadway. In this production, directed by Tom Attenborough, Bennett's superb writing is beautifully conveyed by a ...

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  4. Barry Cryer joins Rory Bremner for Monday's York flood appeal fundraiser at Grand Opera HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | York Press

    ... and his "old friend Alan Bennett", his fellow Leeds writer. "We never met in Leeds; it wasn't until we did Beyond The Fringe in London that that happened," he said. It has been said that Lancashire surpasses Yorkshire in creating comedians, but how ...

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  5. Born April 19: Dudley MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... Dankworth and singer Cleo Laine. In the early 1960s, Moore joined a new London-based comedy revue titled Beyond the Fringe which also include comedian Peter Cook. The two men would later form a partnership and star in the popular BBC television ...

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  6. Jeff Beck Remembers George Martin: 'He Gave Me a Career'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | RollingStone

    ... Like many, Beck was also aware of Martin's pre-Beatles career producing comedy records (like with Beyond the Fringe, the ensemble that included Peter Cook and Dudley Moore). "I thought, 'What an odd choice for the Beatles,''' Beck recalls. "But EMI ...

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  7. George Martin (1926-2016), An Appreciation: Deep BeatlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... Songs for Swinging Sellers , the Goon Show's The Bridge on the River Wye , and the cast recordings for Beyond the Fringe and That Was the Week that Was , Martin wanted to break into the rock and pop market. It was at this career crossroads that the ...

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  8. Sir George Martin was also in tune with comedy legendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... wide range of sessions. He worked on an album with music hall duo Flanders & Swann, and did a recording of Beyond The Fringe, the revue which famously led to the success of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore. Further comedy recordings took place with ...

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  9. Sir George Martin was the record boss who made The Beatles a worldwide successRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Haringey Independent

    ... also responsible for comic recordings from the likes of Peter Sellers and Spike Milligan, along with the Beyond The Fringe team of Jonathan Miller, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore and Alan Bennett. But it was a phone call from music publisher Syd Coleman ...

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  10. Sir George Martin was also in tune with comedy legendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Haringey Independent

    ... wide range of sessions. He worked on an album with music hall duo Flanders & Swann, and did a recording of Beyond The Fringe, the revue which famously led to the success of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore. Further comedy recordings took place with ...

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  11. Rich Heldenfels revisits his meeting with Beatles producer George MartinRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2016 | Ohio.com

    ... he's long been drawn to comedy, saying "I've got a quirky sense of humor myself." He discovered the Beyond the Fringe troupe that included Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, and put them on record. He once released a record of sound experiments under the ...

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  12. KM Fine Arts Gallery explores the life and work of Carinthia WestRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | Art Daily

    ... on the Cuban missile crisis, as well as entertaining Royalty, diplomats and visiting British VIP's such as Beyond The Fringe's Jonathan Miller, Allan Bennett, Dudley Moore and Peter Cook. Known as 'the Dancing General' for his love of rock'n'roll, ...

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  13. Lav out loud: famous hoax letters found in loo will be sold in CambridgeshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath, and then became co-producer of one of the great TV satirical shows, Beyond The Fringe, which starred Cambridge alumni Peter Cook and Jonathan Miller. The letters being sold in Cambridgeshire have been found by Stephen ...

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  14. Senior MomentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2012 | Bohemian.com

    ... is Alan Bennett (played by Alex Jennings), a playwright who had his first breakthrough as part of the Beyond the Fringe quartet that paved the way for Monty Python. When Bennett moved in 1973 to Gloucester Crescent in London's Camden Town, it was a ...

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  15. Carinthia West Debuts Photography Exhibition - Looking Back is the New ForwardRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... on the Cuban missile crisis, as well as entertaining Royalty, diplomats and visiting British VIP's such as Beyond The Fringe's Jonathan Miller, Allan Bennett, Dudley Moore and Peter Cook. Known as "the Dancing General" for his love of rock'n'roll, ...

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  16. What happens when Maggie Smith parks in your drivewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2016 | Boston.com

    ... Bennett is a shy, dry, witty sort as well known for appearing onstage with Peter Cook and Dudley Moore in "Beyond the Fringe" as for the plays he cranks out for the stage and telly. Smith is "Miss Shepherd," and she's what you and I would call a bag ...

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  17. All Comedy is Conservative:Read the original story

    Jan 1, 2016 | BrothersJudd Blog

    ... now.' The key word here is 'giggling' (or in some versions of the quotation, 'sniggering'). Of the four Beyond the Fringe members, it's always Peter Cook who is described as the comic genius, and like any genius he fully (if not always consciously) ...

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  18. Is political impressionism doomed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | BBC News

    ... of strong characters on the green Commons benches was to kill it off. It all began with Peter Cook in Beyond the Fringe. His befuddled take on Harold Macmillan, the patrician grouse moor Tory who told Britons they had "never had it so good", was ...

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  19. Why Gatwick could still win the Great British Runway finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | The Spectator

    ... neck and neck with Labour's Sadiq Khan. 'We need a futile gesture at this stage,' Peter Cook said in a 'Beyond the Fringe' sketch, 'It will raise the whole tone of the war.' Lord Adonis's new National Infrastructure Commission is itself a ...

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  20. 'The Lady in the Van' review: There is nothing like a Dame Maggie SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    ... frustrating woman stayed with him for 15 years. A celebrated British writer - he came out of the same "Beyond the Fringe" show that produced Peter Cook and Dudley Moore - Bennett was quite stubbornly minding his own business when he noticed his new ...

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