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The Goon Show
Monday 29 December
12:00pm - 12:30pm
BBC Radio 7
The Dreaded Piano Clubber: Henry Crun has to face the music as a mad assailant threatens the very fabric of the nation.
12: The Dreaded Piano Clubber
First broadcast: Not broadcast in UK
Author: Spike Milligan
Producer: Charles Chilton
Goon Show Series: Vintage Goons
The 'Vintage Goons' series was specially recorded by the BBC Transcription Services. All episodes were based on scripts from series 4 (with some reworking) and were recorded on the same day as series 8 shows. Six episodes were then broadcast on the BBC Home Service immediately proir to series 9.
Cast includes Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan, The Ray Ellington Quartet, Max Geldray and Wallace Greenslade as announcer.
The Goon Show was a British radio show that started in 1951 and ran until 1960. It changed the face of British comedy and still maintains its influence to this day!
The GoonsThe Goons included Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers and Harry Secombe. They burst onto the radio with surreal storylines, absurd logic, puns, catchphrases and groundbreaking sound effects. They ridiculed the pomposity of those in authority and laughed at the stupidity of mankind.
Characters such as Ned Seagoon, Eccles, Bluebottle, Major Bloodnok, Minnie Bannister, Henry Crun, Grytpype-Thynne and Moriarty all helped to create an alternative and ludicrous view of the world.
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