The Goon Show Compendium Volume Nine: Vintage Goons

The Goon Show Compendium Volume Nine: Vintage Goons

Audio CD(Unabridged)

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Thirteen remastered episodes of the legendary series, plus bonus material. Immensely popular and hugely influential, the groundbreaking radio series changed the face of British comedy. Now, for the first time, this collection presents the available episodes in chronological order as they were scheduled to be broadcast. In addition, there are some rare bonus archive items including extracts from cast rehearsals. Two illustrated booklets tell the story of the show's development with reference to original archive paperwork, plus the history of the recordings themselves. Remastered using new material and the latest technology to give the best possible sound quality, these recordings are bound to appeal to all collectors of The Goon Show.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781471331619
Publisher: B B C Worldwide Americas
Publication date: 08/14/2014
Edition description: Unabridged
Pages: 1
Product dimensions: 4.96(w) x 5.67(h) x 1.93(d)

About the Author

Spike Milligan was perhaps best known as one of the Goons. He went on to become one of Britain's foremost comic writers and performers. His bestselling titles include Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall, Puckoon and Where have all the Bullets Gone? He died in 2002. Larry Stephens was a scriptwriter who wrote for several popular comedy shows in the 1950s, including The Tony Hancock Show and The Army Game. He is probably best known as co-writer of many Goon Show episodes, along with Spike Milligan. He died in 1959.

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