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Release Date:
9 January 1965 (UK) See more »
Not Only...But Also, most famously showcased Peter Cook and Dudley Moore in there so-called 'Dagenham... See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 2 of 13)
Peter Cook ... Various Characters (22 episodes, 1965-1970)

Dudley Moore ... Various Characters (22 episodes, 1965-1970)

Series Directed by
Dick Clement (8 episodes, 1966)
Joseph McGrath (7 episodes, 1965)
James Gilbert (7 episodes, 1970)
Series Writing credits
Peter Cook (4 episodes, 1965-1966)
Dudley Moore (4 episodes, 1965-1966)
Robert Fuest (2 episodes, 1965)
Joseph McGrath (2 episodes, 1965)

Dick Clement (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Dick Clement .... producer (8 episodes, 1966)
Joseph McGrath .... producer (7 episodes, 1965)
James Gilbert .... producer (7 episodes, 1970)

John Street .... producer (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Valerie Best (2 episodes, 1965)

Geoffrey Botterill (unknown episodes)
Ray Millichope (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Norman Vertigan (3 episodes, 1966)
Martin Johnson (2 episodes, 1965)

Rob Schilling (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Bill Munn .... film cameraman (1 episode, 1965)
Stanley Speel .... film cameraman (1 episode, 1965)

Elmer Cossey .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Stewart A. Farnell .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Ian Stone .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
Trevor Aylward .... editor: video tape (unknown episodes)
Jim Franklin .... editor: video tape (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
Peter Knight .... music director (1 episode, 1965)
Series Other crew
Deirdre Vivian .... choreography (1 episode, 1965)

Production CompaniesDistributors
  • BBC2 (1965) (UK) (TV) (original airing)

Additional Details

45 min (22 episodes)
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Most of "Not Only... But Also..." was erased by the BBC under their policy of wiping master videotapes (which at that time were expensive) for reuse. Only eight of the original twenty-two episodes survive complete. Peter Cook and Dudley Moore had offered to buy the BBC new tapes, but they were refused. Compilations use material from foreign networks' copies and remaining 16mm film inserts.See more »
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Why does the show feature poetry readings? This isn't normal in a sketch show.
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Brilliant and hilarious, 26 March 2001
Author: Corgie from Ohio

This is Pete and Dud at their finest, folks. I don't know how many times I've watched my Best of What's Left of Not Only...But Also tape and I still laugh out loud. The bit with the father and son ("Your Uncle Bertie is a dirty, dirty man") and the scene in the art gallery ("Have a sandwich; my feet are killing me") are classics. The dynamic between Peter Cook and Dudley Moore is fantastic and watching Pete drive Dud to giggles with what he says or by the way he stares at him (most notably in the art gallery and the reptile house) is just a riot. There's some pretty bizarre British humor here so it may be kind of an acquired taste for those of us here in the States, but if that's your thing, you can't miss Not Only...But Also. That sounded like a pitch, didn't it? :-)

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