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 on Tuesday at 8am.

See Also


Highly surreal, subversive and offbeat sketch show written by and starring Spike Milligan.


At Last The Go On Show

A documentary celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Goon Show, featuring interviews and archive footage with the stars and people behind it.


The Bed Sitting Room

Surreal post-apocalyptic satire set in London after a nuclear war, following the last 20 people alive. Co-created and starring Spike Milligan.