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Spike Milligan

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Spike Milligan's War

We Have Ways of Making You Talk

Private Eye editor Ian Hislop and cartoonist Nick Newman have written a new play about the comedian Spike Milligan.They join Al Murray and James Holland to discuss Spike's wartime record, his hatred of the officer class and his impact on British comedy. Spike, a new play by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman, is touring Britain between now and November 26th.Book tickets at spiketheplay.co.ukA Goalhanger Films productionProduced by Joey McCarthyExec Producer: Tony PastorTwitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPodWebsite: www.wehavewayspod.comEmail: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

42mins

20 Sep 2022

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Spike Milligan's Q5

Calling Home

23mins

24 May 2022

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PNL 2027

2022

15 May 2022

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MuppeTrek - Episode 66 – Spike Milligan and "Plato's Stepchildren"

MuppeTrek

On the show this week: Possibly the most offensive #TheMuppetShow episode out there, with special guest star, Spike Milligan. He may have been a comedy great, but this whole episode is just cringe. And #StarTrek Original Series episode, "Plato's Stepchildren." Space Greeks and breaking racial barriers on television!

27mins

26 Mar 2022

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MuppeTrek - Episode 66 – Spike Milligan and "Plato's Stepchildren"

A Play On Nerds

On the show this week: Possibly the most offensive #TheMuppetShow episode out there, with special guest star, Spike Milligan. He may have been a comedy great, but this whole episode is just cringe. And #StarTrek Original Series episode, "Plato's Stepchildren." Space Greeks and breaking racial barriers on television!

27mins

26 Mar 2022

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Spike Milligan

Great Lives

Henry Normal reckons Spike Milligan changed his life, in particular with his 1973 poetry collection, Small Dreams of a Scorpion. Spike's other work - The Goons, the books about the war (Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall and Rommel? Gunner Who?) these were important, but it was the poetry that really made Henry Normal think again.Spike was born Terence Alan Milligan in India in 1918. His family moved to Catford in south east London in 1931. "It was the first time in life I was deprived of everything in vision ... except the sky," he says. There's a lot of Spike in this episode. "I think I'm a good comedy writer - I think I'm the best." He died in February 2002. His gravestone in Winchelsea - which Henry Normal has visited - reads 'Duirt me leat go raibh me breoite' which is Gaelic for I told you I was ill.Henry Normal was born in Nottingham, published his first book of poetry aged 19, and co-wrote The Mrs Merton Show and the first series of The Royle Family before setting up Baby Cow with Steve Coogan. The company's productions include Gavin and Stacey, Alan Partridge and the Mighty Boosh.The presenter is Matthew Parris.The producer for BBC Audio in Bristol is Miles Warde

36mins

25 Jan 2022

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Liverpool legend Pete Price fondly remembers Cilla Black, Tommy Cooper, Spike Milligan and Bob Monkhouse

Behind the Scenes with Colin Edmonds

This week one of Merseyside's finest ambassadors, hilarious raconteur and comedian Pete Price, chats about his love for Liverpool and show business, the Cavern Club, The Shakespeare Cabaret Theatre and New Faces, along with his friendship with some of the biggest stars in entertainment. Not forgetting those triumphant and sometimes traumatic years hosting his iconic, award-winning, late-night internationally acclaimed radio talk show.   Steam, Smoke & Mirrors Theme music composed by John Orchard and arranged by Ian English Facebook: colin.edmonds.73 Instagram: colinedmondsssm Twitter:@ColinEdmondsSSM Website: https://www.steamsmokeandmirrors.com/ Buy Steam, Smoke and Mirrors Available at Caffeine Nights Available at Amazon Available on Audible Buy The Lazarus Curiosity: Steam, Smoke and Mirrors 2 Available at Caffeine Nights Available at Amazon Available on Audible Buy The Nostradamus Curiosity: Steam, Smoke and Mirrors 3 Available at Caffeine Nights Available at Amazon

1hr 20mins

21 Aug 2021

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Quotes and Poems by Spike Milligan, Narrated by Chris Jagger

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Quotes and Poems by Spike Milligan, Narrated by Chris Jagger

2mins

21 Jan 2021

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43. Spike Milligan and the Italian Campaign

We Have Ways of Making You Talk

Al Murray reads an extract from Spike Milligan’s war time memoir Mussolini: His Part in My Downfall. Al and James then discuss the effects of the war on Milligan’s mental health and James provides historical context to the author’s time in Italy.A Goalhanger Films productionProduced by Harry Lineker & Joey McCarthy Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

30mins

22 Oct 2019

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Puckoon by Spike Milligan

Bowie Book Club Podcast

Welcome to another episode of the Bowie Book Club, where wild speculation and grasping for straws about Bowie’s favorite books has reigned supreme since 2016. This time we read Puckoon by Spike Milligan - a comic (well, you be the judge) tale of the troubles brought to a fictional Irish village by the Partition. Amazon | IndieBound Subscribe! iTunes | RSS |Stitcher Follow us! (Not in a creepy way) Twitter Facebook Instagram Web Presence Stuff we Mentioned Edward G Robinson - why? Not really sure. The Goon Show Father Ted The Complete David Bowie by Nicholas Pegg Rebel Rebel - Chris O'Leary's excellent companion to Bowie's work from '64 - 76 - also check out Pushing Ahead of the Dame for song-by-song-goodness Oh, and there's a Puckoon movie that we totally forgot to mention! Excellent Tweets @bowiebookpod On a recent pod you suggested that @ManMadeMoon might’ve picked Puckoon for March because of St Patrick’s day. Given it focuses on the impact of a hard border in Ireland the choice may also be topical for other reasons https://t.co/ffsQZf4VNH— Niall Mullen (@mullen_niall) April 3, 2018 Three Stooges meets Comedy of Errors meets Father Ted, alternating between total slapstick, sharp satire, and wit so dry you start to wonder if it’s coming to a joke at all until you realize that you yourself might be the butt of it. And of course it’s broadly offensive to all.— The Lark's Purr (@thelarkspurr) April 4, 2018 What's Up Next The original steamy potboiler - Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert What Song Did We Choose?

20mins

16 Apr 2018

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