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John Fortune

Satirist/writer John Fortune recalls his career and people he worked with, like Peter Cook and John Bird. From November 2001.

Satirist, comedian, writer and actor John Fortune shares memories of his career with an audience.

Giving his frank take on fame, John talks of his recent working encounters with John Bird and Rory Bremner - and names the top three funniest men that he's met - one of them is Peter Cook.

John Fortune: Born: 30 June 1939. Died: 31 December 2013.

Producer: Claire Jones

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 4 in November 2001.

30 minutes