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William Cook’s most recent book is One LegToo Few - The Adventures of Peter Cook & Dudley Moore, published by Preface.

He is also the author of Ha Bloody Ha (Fourth Estate), The Comedy Store (Little, Brown), Morecambe & Wise Untold (HarperCollins) and 25 Years of Viz (Macmillan).

He edited Kiss Me, Chudleigh - The World According to Auberon Waugh (Hodder), Eric Morecambe Unseen (HarperCollins), and Tragically, I Was An Only Twin and GoodbyeAgain, two biographical anthologies of the work of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, both published by Century.

He has worked for the BBC and has written for the Guardian, the New Statesman and the Mail on Sunday. He currently contributes to the Independent, the Spectator and Conde Nast Traveller. He has won several awards for his travel writing, including the Johann Strauss Gold Medal for his writing about Vienna.

Books by William Cook

One Leg Too Few

One Leg Too Few by William Cook is the first full-length dual biography of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, and the first to be written with the consent and cooperation of both of their estates, by bestselling author of Tragically I was an Only Twin.

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Tragically I Was an Only Twin

A hilarious collection of comedy sketches, scripts, musings and never before seen, or read, footage from one of history's funniest comedians, revealed here as a comedy writer of unparalleled talent and humour.

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Goodbye Again

A unique collection of the finest work, including never before seen footage of comedy genius, and a fascinating insight into the relationship of Britain's greatest comic double act - Peter Cook and Dudley Moore. An illuminating and hilarious part-biography, part comic anthology of two of history's most famous comedians.

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