The last ever performance of the crazy comic trio recorded for the BBC's 50th Anniversary.
From 1952 to 1960 THE GOON SHOW spawned a cult of quick-fire humour as radio's most influential clowns. Driven by an inspired lunacy they wrenched conventional comedy into a new era, a forerunner to Monty Python.
For the BBC's 50th Anniversary in 1972, the archives delivered three coffins before a distinguished audience at the Camden Theatre in London. They contained three legends of entertainment history.
SPIKE MILLIGAN - the well known typing error, script writer and voice of Eccles, Moriarty, Little Jim and Minnie Barrister.
PETER SELLERS - alias Major Bloodnok, Bluebottle and Henry Crun, practising his comeback by whistling from Hamlet.
HARRY SECOMBE - bold, toothless, Welsh... More »