"Did individuals have to qualify in any way at all?", 'No, not at all", 'Did you do well?", "Not at all well". Until I saw this interview, I'd believed that Peter Cook had been working entirely from his own imagination when he created this character:
I suppose it's just nostalgia, but I like the sound of George Robertson's 'happy-go-lucky' Olympics, where you could represent your country in lawn tennis, even if the only sport you were any good at was throwing a hammer.