Goon but not forgotten! From 1951 to 1960 the Goons ruled the airwaves, the most celebrated and influential clowns in the history of radio. So GO ON - join junk king Neddie as he tries to salvage the world in Junk Affair (7th October 1957); go in hot pursuit of Fire Chief Seagoon when he blazes a trail to old Peking in The Burning Embassy (14th October 1957); sail the seven ponds with bold pirate Captain Jim 'Bilge' Moriarty in The Missing Battleship (18th November 1957) and help Stock Market runner Seagoon save the pound in Ten Snowballs that Shook the World (10th February 1958). And what is the message written on the soles of their feet? It's a footnote. 2 CDs. 2 hrs 1 min.
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(151mm x 133mm x 11mm)
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Author Biography - Spike Milligan
Spike Milligan was perhaps best known as one of the Goons. He went on to become one of Britain's foremost comic writers and performers. His bestselling titles include Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall, Puckoon and Where have all the Bullets Gone? He died in 2002. Larry Stephens was a scriptwriter who wrote for several popular comedy shows in the 1950s, including The Tony Hancock Show and The Army Game. He is probably best known as co-writer of many Goon Show episodes, along with Spike Milligan. He died in 1959.