Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe and Peter Sellers star in 10 rare episodes of The Goon Show, plus a plethora of bonus features. Immensely popular and hugely influential, the groundbreaking series The Goon Show changed the face of British comedy.
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall, written and read by Spike Milligan. At Victoria station the R.T.O. gave me a travel warrant, a white feather and a picture of Hitler marked 'This is your enemy'. I searched every compartment, but he wasn't on the train....
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Peace Work, written and read by Spike Milligan. "I had not informed my parents of my return. I wanted it to be a lovely surprise; it was for me - they were away...." The seventh and last volume of Spike Milligan's memoirs sees our hero returning from war and Italy...but to what? Aside from shooting large, inaccurate guns at Germans, all he has done for five long years is blow a trumpet....
Twenty remastered episodes of the legendary series plus bonus material. Immensely popular and hugely influential, the groundbreaking radio series changed the face of British comedy. Now, for the first time, this collection presents the available episodes in chronological order as they were scheduled to be broadcast. In addition, there are some rare bonus archive items.
Twelve episodes of the groundbreaking show starring Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe and Peter Sellers. Immensely popular and hugely influential, legendary radio series The Goon Show changed the face of British comedy. This collection of episodes is taken from the first part of the ninth series, first broadcast in 1958-59.
"Very Much of Its Time"
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of 'Rommel?' 'Gunner Who?', written and read by Spike Milligan. 'Keep talking, Milligan. I think I can get you out on mental grounds.' 'That's how I got in, sir.' 'Didn't we all?' The second volume of Spike Milligan's legendary recollections of life as a gunner in World War Two sees our hero into battle in North Africa - eventually.
Immensely popular and influential, The Goon Show changed the face of British comedy. This collection presents the episodes in chronological order as they were scheduled to be broadcast, and this third volume includes 13 episodes of the legendary series, including one previously unreleased show. Remastered using new material and the latest technology to give the best possible sound quality, these recordings are sure to appeal to all fans.
"Classic episodes of Goonish silliness"
Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers and Harry Secombe star in two classic BBC Radio episodes, The Dreaded Batter Pudding Hurler of Bexhill-on-Sea and The Histories of Pliny the Elder. The Dreaded Batter Pudding Hurler of Bexhill-on-Sea: No fewer than 38 Batter Puddings have been hurled at Minnie Bannister, the world famous poker player. (Give her a good poker and she'll play any tune you like.) A madman is at large so it's time to call in Scotland Yard!
A voice is calling across the land, "Bombardier Milligan." "Bombadier Milligan is dead," I replied in a disguised voice. The voice replied, "Then he's going to miss his breakfast." The fourth volume of Spike Milligan's legendary account of his time in the army during World War Two begins as he and his regiment land in sunny Italy in 1943 ("The ship touched the beach very gently, so gently I suspect it's not insured").
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Monty: His Part in My Victory, written and read by Spike Milligan. 'It's all over. Von Arnheim has surrendered, and he's very angry.' 'This could mean war....' The third volume of Spike Milligan's laugh-a-line account of life as a gunner in World War Two resumes on the eve of victory in North Africa.
Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, and Harry Secombe star in two classic BBC Radio episodes, "The Jet-Propelled Guided NAAFI" and "The Evils of Bushey Spon". "The Jet-Propelled Guided NAAFI: Grytpype": Thynne and Moriarty set out to steal explosive plans for a secret new weapon. Meanwhile, Seagoon is planning to take 10,000 troops to Malaya for tea.... "The Evils of Bushey Spon": in darkest Bushey Spon, Neddie Seagoon is called in to oversee the decoration of a council lamppost.
'And God said, Let there be light; and there was light, but Eastern Electricity Board said He would have to wait until Thursday to be connected.' There have been many interpretations of the Old Testament over the centuries but never one quite like this. Spike Milligan has rewritten, in his own inimitable style, many of the best-known stories of the Old Testament, featuring characters like King 'my brain hurts' Solomon; the great oaf of a giant, Goliath; and the lesser-known crossword clue, Hushai the Archite.
More surreal clowning from one of the greatest comedy teams on radio. Goon but not forgotten! In these digitally remastered episodes, Ned Seagoon, who is bored at the bank where he works, decides to run away - with the bank's money. Also, Neddie follows a trail of cold-batter puddings to North Africa, has his snowplough stolen during the Great English Blizzard, and is approached by Mandarin Grytpype-Thynne and General Kash-Mai-Chek to participate in an audacious financial coup.
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Goodbye Soldier, written and read by Spike Milligan. "My name is Maria Antonoinetta Fontana, but everyone call me Toni." "I'm Spike, sometimes known as 'stop thief' or 'hey you.'" "Yeser, I know." The sixth volume of Spike Milligan's off-the-wall account of his part in World War Two sees our hero doing very little soldiering. Because it's 1946.....
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Where Have All the Bullets Gone?, written and read by Spike Milligan. Back to those haunting days in Italy in 1944, at the foot of Mount Vesuvius, with lava running in great red rivulets down the slope towards us, and Jock taking a drag on his cigarette and saying, "I think we've got grounds for a rent rebate."
Go on, join Captain Seagoon in "The Collapse of the British Railway Sandwich System" as he investigates the disappearance of all the mustard and cress sandwiches.
Four episodes of the groundbreaking BBC radio comedy starring Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers and Harry Secombe. Goon but not forgotten! Here is a chance to enjoy more surreal clowning from one of the greatest comedy teams on radio. During the course of these four digitally remastered episodes, London is beseiged by birds, and Winston Seagoon battles the Big Brother Corporation.
Here are another four episodes of the classic radio comedy show starring Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe and Peter Sellers.
The four episodes on this volume are "The Saga of the Internal Mountain", "Fireball of Milton Street", "The End, or Confessions of a Secret Senna-pod Drinker", and "The Terrible Revenge of Fred Fu Manchu".
Four more classic episodes starring Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe and Spike Milligan. More surreal clowning from one of the greatest comedy teams on radio. In these episodes, there's a monster on Mount Snowdon and Neddie Seagoon tries to capture the monster for a reward, a mustard and cress shortage causes havoc to British Railways, a statue of King James II is to be removed from Trafalgar Square, and Neddie plunders a sunken Spanish galleon.
Here are all six episodes from this one-off 1987 radio comedy series, written by John Antrobus and starring Spike Milligan, Chris Langham, John Antrobus, and a jazz quartet. Episodes include "The Incredible Case of the Vanishing Flying Scotsman", "Jonah and the Whale", "From Rags to More Rags", "That 'Cake' Elusive Pimpernel", and "The Incurables".