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Description - The Goon Show by Spike Milligan

Goon but not forgotten: 'The Goons' ruled the airwaves in the 1950s, the most celebrated and influential clowns in the history of radio. GO ON - help engine driver Neddie foil the Great Train Robbers of snow-bound Pevensey Bay, explore the exotic delights of Shangri La (It sounds like Utopia but it's spelled differently), follow King Arthur Seagoon as he searches for the lost treasure of Tintagel (if you count the famous Eccles it's twice knightly) and ride Niagara Falls in Ned's foolproof (well, it proves them all fools) atomic dustbin. Yes folks, it's another crazy quartet of unforgettable vintage Goonery from those wily wireless wizards Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan and Harry Secombe. They've been through hell to get here. There must be a cooler route. 2 CDs. 2 hrs 6 mins.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780563535478
ISBN-10: 0563535474
Format: CD-Audio
(144mm x 126mm x 11mm)
Imprint: BBC Physical Audio
Publisher: BBC Audio, A Division Of Random House
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan (Author) 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 (Author) 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.Spike Milligan (Author) Born in India in April 1918, Terence Alan 'Spike' Milligan was a comedy writer and performer who created The Goon Show which ran from 1951 to 1960. Milligan soon established his own fresh style of comedy. A poet and a campaigning humanitarian, Milligan was universally acclaimed for his published war memoirs. Amongst his radio series were The Omar Khayam Show and The Milligan Papers as well as his television series such as A Show Called Fred, The Idiot'sWeekly Price 2d and later the Q series from Q5 to Q9. He died in February 2002.

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