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    • 'Rommel?' 'Gunner Who?'

    • A Confrontation in the Desert
    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: Spike Milligan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spike Milligan, as funny as he ever was.

    • By JermUK on 08-01-18

    Regular price: $19.18

    • Adolf Hitler

    • My Part in His Downfall
    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: Spike Milligan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful Spike

    • By Greg on 08-17-17

    Regular price: $19.18

    • Peace Work

    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: Spike Milligan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    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....

    Regular price: $20.65

    • The Goon Show Compendium, Volume 13

    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe and Peter Sellers star in seven early episodes of The Goon Show, plus a plethora of bonus features. Immensely popular and hugely influential, the ground-breaking series The Goon Show changed the face of British comedy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • For the Goon Show completist

    • By James P. Allen Johns on 07-17-18

    Regular price: $34.10

    • Thinking Sideways

    • A BBC Celebration of Spike Milligan
    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: Spike Milligan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    A centenary collection of the best BBC Radio programmes about the legendary Spike Milligan - including the brand-new documentary Spike Milligan: Inside Out. Named for Spike’s explanation of his sense of humour - ‘I’m Irish - we think sideways’ - this BBC radio anthology, published to celebrate the centenary of his birth, provides unique insight into his genius. Spike Milligan: Inside Out sees Milligan admirer Michael Palin and Spike’s daughter, Jane, chat through some of Spike’s many audio recordings.

    Regular price: $17.45

    • The Goon Show, Compendium 10 (Series 9, Part 1)

    • The classic BBC radio comedy series
    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: full cast, Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Much of Its Time

    • By D. Craven on 02-05-16

    Regular price: $34.11

    • The Bible According to Spike Milligan

    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: Spike Milligan
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    '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.

    Regular price: $12.78

    • Mussolini

    • His Part in My Downfall
    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: Spike Milligan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    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").

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Goon Show Compendium, Volume 12

    • Ten episodes of the classic BBC radio comedy series plus bonus features
    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    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.

    Regular price: $34.10

    • The Goon Show Compendium: Volume 11 (Series 9, Pt 2 & Series 10)

    • Twenty episodes of the classic BBC radio comedy series
    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • False advertising

    • By Kelly Monaghan on 03-04-17

    Regular price: $34.11

    • Goon Show Compendium 3: Series 6, Part 1 (Dramatized)

    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic episodes of Goonish silliness

    • By Neuro Tyro on 03-23-16

    Regular price: $21.32

    • The Goon Show: Volume 33

    • By: Spike Milligan, Larry Stephens
    • Narrated by: Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

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

    Regular price: $10.90

    • The Goon Show Classics, Volume 1

    • The Dreaded Batter Pudding Hurlery of Bexhill-on-Sea & The Histories of Pliny the Elder (Vintage Beeb)
    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    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!

    Regular price: $8.53

    • Goodbye Soldier

    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: Spike Milligan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    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.....

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Where Have All the Bullets Gone?

    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: Spike Milligan
    • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    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."

    Regular price: $19.18

    • The Goon Show: Volume 31

    • By: Spike Milligan, Eric Sykes
    • Narrated by: full cast, Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    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.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Goon Show, Volume 30: Well Known in Concentric Circles

    • By: Spike Milligan, Larry Stephens
    • Narrated by: Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    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.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The Goon Show Classics, Volume 2

    • Vintage Beeb
    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    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.

    Regular price: $8.26

    • The Goon Show, Volume 23

    • The Collapse of the British Railway Sandwich System
    • By: Spike Milligan
    • Narrated by: The Goons
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    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.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Goon Show Vol. 24

    • The Case of the Missing Heir
    • By: Spike Milligan, Larry Stephens
    • Narrated by: Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Goon but not forgotten! From 1952 to 1960, the Goons ruled the airwaves as the most celebrated and influential clowns in the history of radio. Here are four previously unreleased episodes, selected by Norma Farnes, Spike Milligan's biographer, and written by Spike Milligan and Eric Sykes. Featured are the inestimable performing talents of Milligan, Harry Secombe, and Peter Sellers.

    Regular price: $15.49

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