The Goon Show. Image shows from L to R: Hercules Grytpype-Thynne (Peter Sellers), Neddie Seagoon (Harry Secombe), Count Jim Moriarty (Spike Milligan), Professor Osric Pureheart (Michael Bentine).

The Goon Show

BBC Home Service sitcom / sketch show with Milligan, Sellers and Secombe. 231 episodes (10 series), 1951 - 1960. Stars Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan and Michael Bentine.

Series 6, Episode 7 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra today at 8am.

Cast & Crew

Main cast
Harry Secombe Neddie Seagoon (Series 3-8 & 1958 & 9-10)
Peter Sellers Hercules Grytpype-Thynne (Series 3-8 & 1958 & 9-10)
Spike Milligan Count Jim Moriarty (Series 3-8 & 1958 & 9-10)
Spike Milligan Eccles (Series 2-8 & 1958 & 9-10)
Peter Sellers Bluebottle (Series 3-8 & 1958 & 9-10)
Peter Sellers Major Dennis Bloodnok (Series 2-8 & 1958 & 9-10)
Peter Sellers Henry Crun (Series 3-8 & 1958 & 9-10)
Spike Milligan Minnie Bannister (Series 3-8 & 1958 & 9-10)
Michael Bentine Professor Osric Pureheart (Series 1-2)
Writing team
Spike Milligan Writer (Series 1-8 & 1958 & 9-10)
Larry Stephens Writer (Series 1-4 & 7)
Eric Sykes Writer (Series 5)
Production team
Dennis Main Wilson Producer (Series 1-2)
Peter Eton Producer (Series 3-7)
Pat Dixon Producer (Series 7)
Charles Chilton Producer (Series 8)
Roy Speer Producer (Series 8)
Tom Ronald Producer (Series 8)
John Browell Producer (Series 1958 & 9-10)
Angela Morley (as Wally Stott) Composer (Series 3-8 & 1958 & 9-10)
Andrew Timothy Announcer (Series 1-4)
Wallace Greenslade Announcer (Series 4-8 & 1958 & 9-10)
Spike Milligan Creator (Series 1-8 & 1958 & 9-10)