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The Goon show companion

a history and goonography

by Roger Wilmut

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Published by Robson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Goon show (Radio program)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementwritten and compiled by Roger Wilmut ; with a personal memoir by Jimmy Grafton.
    ContributionsGrafton, Jimmy, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1991.77.G6 W5 1976b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p., [4] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4954916M
    ISBN 100903895641
    LC Control Number76383214

    Norma Farnes introduces this as 'the definitive Goon Show book'. Well, the story of how the Goons met and worked together has been told many times before and that accolade really belongs to Roger Wilmut's excellent "Goon Show companion" of /5(3). Goon Show Compendium 2 12 Episodes: Ye Bandit of Sherwood Forest / Nineteen-Eighty-Five / The Case of the Missing Heir / Under Two Floorboards - A Story of the Legion / The Missing Scroll / Nineteen-Eighty-Five / The Sinking of Westminster Pier / The Fireball of Milton Street / The Six Ingots of Leadenhall Street / Yehti / The White Box of Great Bardfield / The End.

    Roger Wilmut (author of "The Goon Show Companion") oversaw the creation of this two-volume transcription of the Pythons' TV series covering every episode, plus recording and original transmission dates. Contents Volume I contains the scripts of episodes Volume II contains the scripts of. A lot of the above details are sourced from the book 'The Goon Show Companion' by Wilmut and Grafton. If you want to find out more about the history of The Goons and the show, it is well worth a read.

    The Goon Show bio je britanski program radio komedije, koji je originalno produkovao i emitovao BBC Houm Servis od do , sa povremenim reprizama na BBC Lajt serija, emitovana od maja do septembra , nosila je naziv Ludi ljudi (engl. Crazy People); sledeća serija imala je naslov Gun šou (engl. The Goon Show), naslov inspirisan, prema Spajku Miliganu, Popajevim. The book was originally the idea of Peter Rosengard, a life insurance salesman who had helped start this comedy movement by opening The Comedy Store in London in Like Jimmy Grafton with The Goon Show Companion, the book was part memoir (this time Rosengard's), and Born: Roger Wilmut, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire.


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'The Goon Show Companion' is better as a general introduction with some critical review aspects and of course a more clearly formed historical narrative. A must for any fan of the Goons and highly recommended for anyone interested in British comedy or entertainment since Kirsty rated it really liked it /5(1).

The Goon Show starred the young Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe and Michael Bentine in a hilarious and unorthodox set of sketches which permanently broke the mold of modern humor. This book traces the history and development of the show and includes a meticulous Goonography with every show, its original transmission date, correct title, announced title (if different), /5(9).

The Goon show companion: A history and goonography [Wilmut, Roger] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Goon show companion: A history and goonography/5(9). Roger Wilmut is a great chronicler of 20th Century British comedy.

All his books are worth reading, and this one-- a concise, well-written guide to the BBC's peerless Goon Show-- is no exception. Meticulous research and intelligent evaluation all in one package/5(9). Comment: Title: Goon Show Companion: A History and Goonography, Publisher: Sphere Books Ltd, Binding: Paperback, pages.

Colour illustrative paper cover. Colour illustrative paper cover. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects/5(9). The 'Goon Show Companion' is the ultimate Goon book that no Goonatic should be without. In addition to tracing the history and development of the famous British comic radio show from its beginnings init contains a meticulous Goonography, listing every Goon Show with its original transmission date, correct title, announced title (if this was different), and details if of writers, cast and s: 1.

The 'Goon Show Companion' is the ultimate Goon book that no Goonatic should be without. In addition The Goon show companion book tracing the history and development of the famous British comic radio show from its beginnings init contains a meticulous Goonography, listing every Goon Show with its original transmission date, correct title, announced title (if this was different), and details if of writers, cast.

The Goon Show Companion By Roger Wilmut and Jimmy Grafton. First published The most comprehensive reference guide to the show. Charts the history of the Goons and includes full listings of all performances and releases. out of 5 stars The Goon Show Companion - Roger Wilmut & Jimmy Grafton Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 3 August Although published inthis is still an essential, inexpensive, and eminently readable book for any lover of the Goon Shows of the s/5(10).

The Goon Show Companion – A History and Goonography. Robson Books. ISBN Character descriptions were given in two of Milligan's books of scripts (he has written a back story to his characters which is not always consistent with the scripts): Milligan, Spike () [].

"Introduction". Goon Show Scripts. Sphere Books. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

"The Goon Show Companion" a book by Roger Wilmut Who is Roger Wilmut. Well, there's his photo over there › Of course he's known to us as the author of the best book in the World when it comes to the Goons; but we wondered what else he had done in his writing career, so here it is: Roger Wilmut's writing career by Roger Wilmut ©.

The 'Goon Show Companion' is the ultimate Goon book that no Goonatic should be without. In addition to tracing the history and development of the famous British comic radio show from its beginnings init contains a meticulous Goonography, listing every Goon Show with its original transmission date, correct title, announced title (if this.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm. He co-wrote several episodes of The Goon Show, as well as adapting 26 of the radio scripts for two series of a minute television puppet show called The Telegoons.

John Antrobus is a playwright and scriptwriter whose screen credits include The Frankie Howerd Show, Idle on Parade, and That Was The Week That Was/5(68). The Goon Show Companion by Roger Wilmut & Jimmy Grafton. Sphere Books, London, Softcover. Good Condition. The 'Goon Show Companion' is the ultimate Goon book that no Goonatic should be without.

In addition to tracing the history and development of the famous British comic radio show from its beginnings init contains a meticulous Goonography, listing every Goon Show. The Goon Show Scripts () by Milligan "Foreword by Sellers", Details of the Show, Cast, Characters, etc, and "The Dreaded Batter Pudding Hurler", "The Phantom Head Shaver", "The Affair of the Lone Banana", "The Canal", "Napoleon's Piano", "Foiled by President Fred", "The Mighty Wurlitzer", "The Hastings Flyer", "The House of Teeth".Home station: BBC Home Service.

This section contains all Goon Show scripts currently available. They form a record of the classic radio comedy created by Spike Milligan and the other writers of The Goon Show. Each script has been transcribed from a recording of the actual broadcast rather than a mere reproduction of the original script.

The Goon Show, s: Ultimate Goons Notes More than 50 years old: transmitted on various dates between anda set of UK radio broadcasts on which the broadcast copyright has now expired (the final broadcasts in the set, inbecame free.

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