The Goon Show Compendium Volume Five: Series 7, Part 1

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What to expect

Immensely popular and hugely influential, the groundbreaking series The Goon Show changed the face of British comedy.

This box set collection presents the episodes in chronological order as they were scheduled to be broadcast. This fifth volume includes: ‘The Nasty Affair at the Burami Oasis’, ‘Drums Along the Mersey’, ‘The Nadger Plague’, ‘The Spectre of Tintagel’, ‘The Sleeping Prince’, ‘The Great Bank Robbery’, ‘Personal Narrative’, ‘The Mystery of the Fake Neddie Seagoons’ (aka ‘The Case of the Fake Neddie Seagoons’), ‘What’s My Line?’, ‘The Telephone’, ‘The Flea’, and ‘Operation Christmas Duff’.

Also, there are some rare archive bonus items, including: Curiouser and Curiouser, an anthology of Anglo-American humor featuring Peter Sellers and Spike Milligan; a recording of the cast rehearsal of ‘The Nasty Affair at the Burami Oasis’; and a PDF booklet of the bonus content which came with the original CD edition. Remastered using new material and the latest technology to give the best possible sound quality, these recordings will appeal to all collectors of The Goon Show.

The Goons is a classic comedy which reflects the broadcast standards, language and attitudes of its time.

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