Four more hilarious episodes of the groundbreaking BBC radio comedy starring Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers and Harry Secombe. Forog - Series 5, Episode 13 (21 December 1954) - The Six Ingots of Leadenhall Street (aka The Terrible Blasting of Moreton's Bank); Series 5, Episode 23 (1 March 1955) - The Tale of Men's Shirts; Series 10, Episode 2 (31 December 1959) - The Scarlet Capsule; Series 9, Episode 14 (2 February 1959) - Goon but t forgotten! Here is a chance to enjoy more anarchic clowning from one of the greatest ever radio comedy teams. The Goon Show ran on the BBC Home Service from 1951 to 1960, and influenced an entire generation of subsequent comedians. Its legacy has lasted over sixty years, with classic episodes continuing to divert and delight audiences worldwide. In these four digitally-remastered episodes, written by Spike Milligan and Eric Sykes, Ned tracks down the terrorists responsible for producing the artificial foreign fog that is blanketing London; Inspector Seagoon investigates a bank robbery; Neddie Seagoon stars in a tale of spies, counter-spies and exploding shirt-tails and Professor Ned Quatermass unravels a mystery around an unexplained Thing discovered deep below London. Duration: 1 hour 55 mins approx.
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.