Search - List of Books by Brian Cooke

Brian Cooke (born 1937, Liverpool) is a British comedy writer who, along with co-writer Johnnie Mortimer wrote scripts for and devised many of the top TV sitcoms of the 1970s. Man About The House, George and Mildred and Robin's Nest. All three of which were remade for American television as Three's Company, The Ropers and Three's A Crowd. Cooke also wrote and created the 1980s TV sitcom Keep it in the Family, starring Robert Gillespie and the 1960s sitcom Father Dear Father starring Patrick Cargill.

Starting off as a cartoonist during his term of National Service, he soon began to sell strips to magazines and newspapers. He met Johnnie Mortimer at a cartoonists convention.They also wrote the screenplays for No Sex Please, We're British, and the movie versions of Man About The House and George and Mildred.

Earlier is his career Cooke was a writer for the last series of the 1960s hit radio series Round The Horne, and its short running successor Stop Messing About. He had much success in 2003-5 when he revived the format for a theatre tribute show, Round The Horne ... Revisited, which ran in the West End for 15 months and spawned three national tours. In 2004 it was made into a television film, with the original London cast, by BBC Four.Stop Messing About was also turned into a stage play in 2009.
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Total Books: 21
Management of Construction Projects
2014 - Management of Construction Projects (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781118555163
ISBN-10: 1118555163
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Construction Practice
2011 - Construction Practice (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781444336689
ISBN-10: 1444336681
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Engineering & Transportation
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Construction Planning Programming and Control
The Physics of Materials
1996 - The Physics of Materials (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780904421156
ISBN-10: 0904421155
Genre: Science & Math
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Physics of Materials
1996 - Physics of Materials [Bath Science 16-19 S.] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780174482406
ISBN-10: 017448240X
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Rambling Syd Rumpo Starring Kenneth Williams  Kenneth Horne 40 Warbles from Round the Horne's Doyen of Folk Singers
Frank Boyden of Deerfield The Vision and Politics of an Educational Idealist
1994 - Frank Boyden of Deerfield the VIsion and Politics of an Educational Idealist (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781568330334
ISBN-10: 1568330332
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Robin's Nest
1978 - Robin's Nest (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780099158905
ISBN-10: 0099158906
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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George and Mildred
1977 - George and Mildred (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780727802743
ISBN-10: 0727802747
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Contract Planning Case Studies [Macmillan Building and Surveying Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
Australia's War Against Rabbits The Story of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease
The Fall and Rise of Steam
The Fall and Rise of Steam (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780710602008
ISBN-10: 0710602006
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Physics of Materials for Advanced Level Students
Physics of Materials for Advanced Level Students (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780904421194
ISBN-10: 0904421198
Genre: Science & Math
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Los Roper
Los Roper [George & Mildred] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788470176616
ISBN-10: 8470176617
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