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Publisher's Summary

Immensely popular and hugely influential, the groundbreaking series The Goon Show changed the face of British comedy. Now, for the first time, this box set collection presents the episodes in chronological order as they were scheduled to be broadcast.

This third volume includes: 'The Man Who Won the War', 'The Secret Escritoire', 'The Lost Emperor', 'Napoleon's Piano', 'The Case of the Missing CD Plates', 'Rommel's Treasure', 'Shangri La Again!', 'The International Christmas Pudding', 'The Pevensey Bay Disaster', 'The Sale of Manhattan', 'The Terrible Revenge of Fred Fu Manchu', 'The Lost Year' and 'The Greenslade Story'.

Also featured are some rare archive bonus items, including Peter Sellers in The Listening Room playing Spike Milligan's classic nonsense song 'I'm Walking Backwards for Christmas'. 

Remastered using new material and the latest technology to give the best possible sound quality, these recordings are sure to 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.

©2012 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd (P)2012 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd

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  • Neuro Tyro
  • 23-03-2016

Classic episodes of Goonish silliness

Who could ask for anything more than this collection of great episodes of the Goon show. Bluebottle, Eccles and Gritpype-Thynne amongst a cast of characters Even John Snagge makes an appearance.

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  • 29-09-2012

No better value

Lots of Goon shows for your pennies, and with some classics in here too. More please.

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  • Marc S.
  • 02-02-2015

Finery goonery

Being a long time / long term goon fan, it was great to come across an episode or two I had never heard!

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  • 30-07-2016

Super goofy fun

The goons at their best. Lots of laugh out loud moments. Recommended to all comedy fans of all generations. Enjoy

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