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Telegoons – based on The Goon show – their role in my downfall!

Invited to give a talk about the Telegoons for The  Goon Show Preservation Society  many moons ago, naturally it developed into a performance! Here is the transcript of the talk I have also transferred a film of the event to … Continue reading

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100 year anniversary of Spike Milligan

We hope everyone at The Bell in Ticehurst has a happy time tomorrow, with all the Spike Milligan and Goon Show events they are putting on. Spike lived in Ticehurst for some time. Our look-a-like Eccles is very sorry he … Continue reading

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Eccles thinks he is off to Ticehurst on Sunday

which is madness considering he will need someone to pull his strings! He didn’t even ask me about the possibility of attending when he fixed it on the phone a few minutes ago with Kit Smith. But then he told … Continue reading

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‘Spike’ at The Komedia

SPIKE – a show celebrating the work of Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe and Peter Sellers and their Goon Show personnas.  John Henty introduced us to some classic extracts of Goon humour including the Ying tong Song on a 78 record. … Continue reading

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A statue to honour Spike Milligan

At last a statue to honour Spike Milligan will be unveiled very soon at Stephens House.  What a wonderful tribute and thanks to The Finchley Society who are still raising the funds. Our look-a-like Eccles is unable to attend because … Continue reading

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A memory of the lovely Graham Stark who died recently.

 I was sad to learn of the recent death of Graham Stark. I had thought that he provided some of the voices for the early episdodes of The Goon Show but apparently that was for just one ocassion!  However he was … Continue reading

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The anniversary of the first showing of ‘The Telegoons’

         The Telegoons – Saturday the 5th of October was the day fifty years ago when the first episode of The Telegoons was shown on TV. To mark the occasion there was celebration at The Strutton Arms formerly The Grafton … Continue reading

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Highlight of the week – a celebration at the BBC’s radio theatre.

It was an honour to be included on the guest list for ‘A Celebration of the life and work of Charles Chilton’ at the BBC. We were included as members of ‘The Goon Show Preservation Society’ and because I had … Continue reading

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‘The Goon Show’ – those mad Telegoons are at it again!

The Telegoons  – yes Major Bloodnok, Neddy Seagoon, Eccles, Bluebottle and others are at it again,  in this 1960’s episode called ‘The Canal’ –   It could be the episode for which I  personally knitted Neddy a nice warm scarf, … Continue reading

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April alphabet challenge – T is for Telegoons

The Telegoons were based on the famous ‘Goon Show’ the films were made in the 60s and I have just found the pics, a script and a film to download.   Most people thought that the BBC made the series … Continue reading

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