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.

Great Scenes

What time is it Eccles?

Perhaps the most famous scene in The Goon Show is the one in which Bluebottle asks Eccles the time, whilst they are in the basement of a local watch-repairers. Eccles does have the time... on a piece of paper.