The Goon Show: Series 4, Pt. 1

The Goon Show: Series 4, Pt. 1

CD-Audio The Golden Age of BBC Radio Comedy

By (author) Spike Milligan, By (author) Larry Stephens, Read by Harry Secombe, Read by Peter Sellers, Read by Spike Milligan

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  • Publisher: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
  • Format: CD-Audio | 2 pages
  • Dimensions: 124mm x 142mm x 10mm | 100g
  • Publication date: 11 January 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Bath
  • ISBN 10: 1408467712
  • ISBN 13: 9781408467718
  • Edition: Unabridged
  • Edition statement: Unabridged
  • Sales rank: 174,105

Product description

The History of Communications/The Siege of Khartoum (23 January 1954), The Expedition for Toothpaste (12 February 1954), Western Story (22 March 1954) and The Great Bank of England Robbery (12 April 1954). The Goons included Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers and Harry Secombe. They burst onto the radio with surreal storylines, absurd logic, puns, catchphrases and groundbreaking sound effects. These four superb episodes - three of which have never been available on audio before, and have been specially restored for this release - show why The Goon Show deservedly belongs to the Golden Age of Comedy, and how it inspired generations of comedians to come. 2 CDs. 2 hrs.

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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.