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6 edition of Surviving Spike Milligan found in the catalog.

Surviving Spike Milligan

by John Antrobus

  • 295 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Robson Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Radio,
  • Television,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8628756M
    ISBN 101861056761
    ISBN 109781861056764
    OCLC/WorldCa52829189

      1 He adopted the name Spike after hearing American comedy band Spike Jones and His City Slickers on the radio. 2 This book was the first of a loosely-linked series of seven. 3 High-class London department store. 4 Spike was born in Poona, India in , though, after he was refused a British passport, he later changed his nationality to Irish. 5 A term to describe . Spike Milligan: Inside Out sees Milligan admirer Michael Palin and Spike's daughter, Jane, chat through some of Spike's many audio recordings. Also included in this compilation is a wealth of archive material, much of it from 's The Spike Show: Milligan Remembered, presented by Spike's agent and friend Norma Farnes.

    Spike Milligan, 81, was born in India, where his father was a corporal with the Royal Artillery. Spike (born Terence Alan) joined the army at the beginning of the .   Surviving Spike, which puts Jill opposite Michael Barrymore’s Milligan, ran for two weeks in Windsor when Jill was just over halfway through her pregnancy. “That was strange too,” she says. “Once I’d got to being five-and-a-bit months pregnant, I didn’t expect anything to be coming my way workwise until after the baby was born.

      Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe and Peter Sellers star in 7 early episodes of The Goon Show, plus a plethora of bonus features. Immensely popular and hugely influential, the groundbreaking series The Goon Show changed the face of British comedy. This 13th collection turns the clock back to the s and the series' earliest surviving : B B C Worldwide Americas.   Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe and Peter Sellers star in 7 early episodes of The Goon Show, plus a plethora of bonus features.. Immensely popular and hugely influential, the groundbreaking series The Goon Show changed the face of British comedy.. This 13th collection turns the clock back to the s and the series' earliest surviving recordings/5(5).


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Book Notes: Surviving Spike Milligan by John Antrobus After Spike Milligan's death, a small library of books were produced by all manner of people who either knew him, or researched him.

Some of these are serious biographies, some are expose's - John Antrobus' "Surviving Spike Milligan" is something else, quite different altogether. Abandoning army life, John Antrobus arrived at Spike Milligan's office where a sign read: "Do not disturb, I'm disturbed enough already".

In this hilarious evocation of their mad times together, Milligan's co- writer explores their mutual states of mind, of finance, of romance and of sanity. Spike Milligan: A Biography. London: Granada. pp–, (Published in as paperback under Spike, or Spike Milligan, depending on listing) ^ Antrobus, John ().

Surviving Spike Milligan: A Voyage Through the Mind & Mirth of the Master Goon. London: Robson Books. 17, COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Spike Milligan KBE (born Terence Alan Milligan; 16 April – 27 February ) was a comedian, writer, musician, poet, playwright, soldier and actor of English and Irish parentage. Milligan's early life was spent in British India, where he was born, but the majority of his working life was spent in the United name: Terence Alan Milligan.

First, the placement of the two "authors'" names gives the impression that this is a book written by Spike Milligan and Anthony Clare (the late psychiatrist and friend of Milligan) on depression.

In actual fact, this is a book by Anthony Clare on depression, featuring Spike Milligan Book 16/52 forreview cross-posted to my blog/5. Milligan, Spike. A book of bits, or, A bit of a book. Surviving Spike Milligan book London, D. Dobson, 22 cm. 89 pages. Illustrations and portraits in black and white.

Original hardcover with illustrated dustjacket. Good condition with only very minor signs of external wear, for example some rubbing and discolouration of dustjacket.5/5(2). Surviving Spike Milligan by John Antrobus - book cover, description, publication : John Antrobus.

Comedian Spike Milligan would often play Ben Gunn in these productions. The Ben Gunn Society album released in presents the story centered around the character of Ben Gunn, based primarily on Chapter XV "Man of the Island" and other relevant parts of the d by: Robert Louis Stevenson.

Terence Alan “Spike” Milligan KBE (16 April – 27 February ) was a comedian, writer and actor. The son of an Irish father and an English mother, his early life was spent in India where he was born.

The majority of his working life was spent in the United Kingdom. He disliked his first name and began to call himself “Spike” after hearing a band on Radio Luxembourg called. In a stage play, Surviving Spike, Milligan was played by the entertainer Michael Barrymore. On 9 Juneit was reported that Richard Wiseman had identified Milligan as the writer of the world's funniest joke as decided by the Laughlab project.

The surviving episodes of Spike Milligan’s Q5, Q6, and Q7 on DVD for the first time. Spike Milligan’s ‘Q’ was one of the most surreal sketch shows ever made and an acknowledged influence on ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’, which launched six months after ‘Q5’ first aired in Surviving Spike (Assembly Rooms) Michael Barrymore continues his time in commercial rehab with a new play charting the second half of Spike Milligan's life.

Spike Milligan, Harry Secombe and Peter Sellers star in 7 early episodes of The Goon Show, plus a plethora of bonus features. Immensely popular and hugely influential, the groundbreaking series The Goon Show changed the face of British comedy.

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John ing Spike Milligan: A Voyage Through the Mind and Mirth of the Master Press. pp. Humphrey Milligan: The Biography. The Bedsitting Room is a satirical play by Spike Milligan and John began as a one-act play which was first produced on 12 February at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury, England, where it received good local notices.

However, it made little impact on London's theatrical scene for over a year, when it was adapted to a longer play and Bernard Miles put it Author: Spike Milligan and John Antrobus.

About the Author. Spike Milligan was born in India in and his career as a musician, actor, poet, scriptwriter and novelist spans over fifty years. His first book was published inafter which he published many volumes of poetry, scripts, novels, letters and general humour.

Terence Alan Milligan KBE (16 April – 27 February ), known as Spike Milligan, was a British comedian, writer, poet, playwright and actor. The son of a British / Irish father and a British / English mother, Milligan was born in India where he spent his childhood, relocating to live and work the majority of his life in the United Kingdom.

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Free delivery for many products!. Spike Milligan, comedian, author, gadfly and the last surviving member of "The Goon Show" on BBC radio, died Wednesday of kidney failure at his home in Rye on the southeast coast of England, his.A month after Spike's investiture, the only other surviving Goon, Sir Harry Secombe - dismissed by Milligan as "a sanctimonious bastard" - died from cancer at the age of Explore books by Spike Milligan with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £