The Goon Show. Image shows from L to R: Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe. Copyright: BBC.

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 7, Episode 16 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Tuesday at 8am.

The Goon Show - Compendium Volume Eleven - Series 9 - Part 2 & Series 10

The Goon Show - Compendium Volume Eleven - Series 9 - Part 2 & Series 10

Twelve classic episodes of The Goon Show, plus the complete series of ]The Omar Khayyam Show, The Army Show, The Naughty Navy Show and a wealth of bonus material.

Immensely popular and hugely influential, the groundbreaking series The Goon Show changed the face of British comedy. Now, for the first time, this box set collection presents the episodes in chronological order as they were scheduled to be broadcast.

This eleventh volume includes:
Dishonoured - Again
The Scarlet Capsule
The Tay Bridge
The Gold Plate Robbery
The £50 Cure
A Christmas Carol
The Tale Of Men's Shirts
The Chinese Legs
Robin's Post
The Silver Dubloons
The Last Smoking Seagoon
The GPO Show
The Omar Khayyam Show: Ned Kelly
The Omar Khayyam Show: The Ashes
The Omar Khayyam Show: The PM's Trousers
The Omar Khayyam Show: The Flying Dustman
The Omar Khayyam Show: The America Cup
The Omar Khayyam Show: Waltzing Matilda
The Army Show
The Naughty Navy Show

In addition, there are some rare bonus archive items, including interviews with Peter Sellers and Spike Milligan and a rehearsal sequence from the soundtrack recording of The Lost Colony. Two illustrated booklets tell the story of the show's development with reference to original archive paperwork, plus the history of the recordings themselves, while a third PDF booklet details the history of TV spin-off The Telegoons.

First published: Thursday 5th November 2015

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  • Released: Thursday 19th November 2015
  • Distributor: BBC Physical Audio
  • Minutes: 738
  • Catalogue: 9781785291296

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