Like Lennon and McCartney, whom they knew and in some respects resembled, Cook’s caustic wit was balanced by Moore’s softer, homespun humour. Cook, like Lennon, could be too acerbic to appease mainstream opinion, while Moore, like McCartney, was sometimes too saccharine to win critical acclaim.
Yet as long as they stayed together, audiences had someone astute and sharp to marvel at, and someone warm and homely to relate to. “There was a sort of sweet, proletarian cuddlesome quality about Dudley,” says Miller, “and then a lot of this strange, lunatic patrician obsession on the part of Peter.” In Cook and Moore’s comedy, the proletarian and the patrician collided.
Tragically I was an only twin: The complete Peter Cook
Mesmo pós divórcio eles ainda eram perfeitos juntos. Com tensão e tudo.