Late legendary comic Peter Cook has been crowned the world's greatest comedian by fellow humourists in Britain and America.
The late stand-up star is best known for his partnership with Dudley Moore in the BBC television show NOT ONLY...BUT ALSO and for performances in cult films like BEDAZZLED.
New York film-maker Woody Allen completes the top three.
The top ten list is:
1. PETER COOK
2. JOHN CLEESE
3. WOODY ALLEN
5. Groucho Marx
6. Tommy Cooper
7. LAUREL AND HARDY
9. VIC REEVES AND BOB MORTIMER
10. Richard Pryor.03/01/2005 02:38