Spike Milligan
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Spike Milligan

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This tribute to one of the world's greatest ever entertainers is a must for all Milligan fans. For the first time, this diverse and thrilling selection of scripts, sketches, poems, prose and nonsense is available in paperback. The combination of quickfire wit and downright silliness is supported by contributions from some of showbusiness' greatest entertainers, including Barry Humphreys and Ronnie Scott.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 130 x 194 x 12mm | 205g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • None
  • 0753512122
  • 9780753512128
  • 785,495

About Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan, the much-loved entertainer, broadcaster and writer, was widely regarded as the most influential British comedian since the Second World War. He was awarded the CBE in 1992 and was given an honorary knighthood in 2001. He was given two Lifetime Achievement Awards: one at the British Comedy Awards in 1994 and the other at the British Book Awards in 2000. His published works include poetry, scripts, novels, letters and general humour including his much-loved and very funny According To... series.show more

Back cover copy

A hilarious collection of Milliganese prose, poetry, scripts and scribbles! A tribute to one of Britain's best-loved funnymen, Spike Milligan: A Celebration takes a look back at the groundbreaking entertainer's lifetime by reproducing a selection of his best scripts, sketches, poems, prose and general nonsense. Scattered throughout this wonderful collection of Milligan's work are tributes, thoughts and generally cringeworthy grovelling from those who came to know Spike during this long and celebrated career - including Eric Sykes, Sir Harry Secombe, Denis Norden and Ronnie Scott. Spike Milligan died in February 2002, but remains one of the UK's most cherished and influential comic talents. He left behind him an inimitable collection of poetry and prose, letters and general humour, including the hilarious ...According to Spike Milligan series.show more

Rating details

34 ratings
3.7 out of 5 stars
5 24% (8)
4 29% (10)
3 41% (14)
2 6% (2)
1 0% (0)
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