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The Goon Show

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 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.

Few comedies in the UK have endured so well. Episodes are still repeated around the world and the BBC continues to release them on CD. So if you are an old time fan or a Goon Show novice, hopefully this site will allow your enjoyment to continue.


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Title # of Shows Cost  
The Goon Show 180 $7.00



 

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