The Goon Show: Volume 33

The Goon Show: Volume 33 : Four episodes of the anarchic BBC radio comedy

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Four classic episodes of the legendary BBC radio comedy starring Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers and Harry Secombe.

Foiled by President Fred - Series 6, Episode 7 (1 November 1955)
Personal Narrative - Series 7, Episode 8 (22 November 1956)
Round the World in Eighty Days - Series 7, Episode 21 (21 February 1957)
The Missing Boa Constrictor - Series 7, Episode 25 (21 March 1957)

Goon but not forgotten! One of the most popular and influential comedy teams on radio, the Goons ruled the airwaves between 1951 and 1960. Their innovative, irreverent humour, inspired lunacy and surreal clowning set the trend for a new kind of comedy, and their legacy continues to endure today.

In these four digitally-remastered episodes, written by Spike Milligan and Larry Stephens, gas meter inspector Seagoon heads to South America over an unpaid bill; Neddie Seagoon RN, Captain of HMS Resolute, faces the Dutch fleet in 1662; Lord Seagoon makes a wager with Count Moriarty, and Ned attempts to raffle a boa constrictor, leading to big trouble in Birmingham.
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Product details

  • CD-Audio | 1 pages
  • 125 x 143 x 11mm | 107g
  • BBC Physical Audio
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 1785297562
  • 9781785297564
  • 361,259

About Spike Milligan

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.

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.
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