Tag Archives: The Goon Show

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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Spike Milligan and where cows go bong…

‘Ning Nang Nong where the Cows go Bong ‘etc etc. Well I bet they once did in Ticehurst where Spike lived for a while. Yesterday thanks to The Bell pub and Kit Smith who organised it, it was and a day … 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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In memory of Charles Chilton who has just died.

What a lovely man, friendly and unassuming and with such a body of creative and original work behind him and an inspiration to many that followed! He was born on June 15 1917 and died on January 2nd 2013 Apparently he … Continue reading

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