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VIDEO – Spike Milligan remembered

Any comedy fan is aware of Spike Milligan. Irish father & English mother. Co-founder of The Goons and the creator of some of the most groundbreaking radio & TV shows of all time – plus the writer of books like Puckoon & Adolf Hitler; My Part in his Downfall. Any …

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What a Performance! Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan is the focus of this extract from an episode of the Bob Monkhouse-hosted ITV series What A Performance! Each episode of the series addressed a different style of comic performer and in this final instalment, first broadcast 15 August 2000, the emphasis was on ‘Madcap’ comedians. Milligan’s absurdist …

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VINTAGE: Spike Milligan’s Irish Astronauts

A Classic sketch from the late great Spike Milligan, who is often referred to as the Godfather of British alternative comedy! Pioneered revolutionary radio comedy with the creation of The Goon Show and went on to be a major influence on Monty Python’s Flying Circus with his innovative “Q” series. …

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VIDEO – Spike’s Irish Olympics Games

WE ARE ALL NOW AWARE THAT THE OLYMPICS IS ON! Any comedy fan is also aware of Spike Milligan. Put the 2 together and you have comedy gold! Irish father & English mother. Co-founder of The Goons and the creator of some of the most groundbreaking radio & TV shows of …

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