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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(144mm x 126mm 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.