The Last Goon Show Of All. Copyright: BBC.

The Last Goon Show Of All

BBC Radio 4 sketch show revival. 1 episode in 1972. Stars Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers and Spike Milligan.

The Last Goon Show Of All

Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers, Ray Ellington and Max Geldray reunite for a final fling in October 1972

Sketch Show
BBC Radio 4
Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers and Spike Milligan
Spike Milligan
John Browell and Douglas Hespe

The Last Goon Show Of All is a special edition of the 1950s comedy series The Goon Show starring Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers and Spike Milligan, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the BBC.

In what is the 161st episode of The Goon Show, Neddie Seagoon finds himself low on cash, partly due to Grytpype-Thynne and Count Moriarty stealing his £100 "war gratuity" by lagging his legs, and Bluebottle blackmailing him by taking photographs of his bloomers.

In order to earn more money, Seagoon travels to Blackpool to make cash by doing his old stage act - the shaving routine. In doing so he mets up with the other characters, Henry Crun, Minnie Bannister, Major Bloodnok, Eccles and Little Jim, and finds himself doing more Goon Show episodes.

Production Details

Production company
Sound provided by the Wally Stott Orchestra, conducted by Peter Knight, the Ray Ellington Quartet, and harmoica player Max Geldray.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 5th October 1972 on BBC Radio 4 at 8pm
Episode length
1 hour
Last repeat
Saturday 18th September 2021 at 12:00pm on Radio 4 Extra

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