** You are entering A Danger Zone **
Seat belts should be worn at all times.
In the good old days of " Steam Radio ", between listening to the exploits of
Dan Dare ( Pilot of the Future ) Dick Barton, Special Agent, and the episodes
of 'Journey into Space' . I was introduced to a world where logic was suspended
and anything was possible. I was eight years old and the impact the Goons had
on me was to last until early in 1960. By when I had grown my very own pair of
hairy legs, which were almost as thin as Eccles were reported to be..
" The Cast or Who was guilty of playing Whom "
Harry Secombe plays:-
Neddie Seagoon and on rare occasions Fred Nurk
Peter Sellers plays:-
Bluebottle, Major Dennis Bloodnok, Hercules Grytpype-Thynne
Henry Crun, William 'Mate' Cobblers.
Spike Milligan plays:-
The Famous Eccles, Little Jim, Miss Minnie Bannister (Spinster)
Count Jim (Knees) Moriarty, The Spriggs family, Singhiz Thing.
Ray Ellington plays:- ( apart from his band )
The Red Bladder, The Wad of Char, Gladys, The Throat Clan
Wallace Greenslade:- Who is sometimes allowed to Announce
** Infamous Quotes from the show **
Sit down and pull up a gorilla, ( or should that be ) pull up a gorilla and site down
He has fallen in the water !
You are not for deading me are you ?
Shut up Eccles ! ( followed by Eccles muttering, shut up eccles , shut up eccles )
Neddie My lad, you 'are' an absolute Steaming Twit
The Musical Delights of such charming peices as :-
I'm Walking Backwards for Christmas
and of course ' The Ying Tong Song '
Fellow Goon Show lovers are invited to report here !
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