Spike Milligan
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1918-04-16
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Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan Biography (Wikipedia)

Terence Alan Milligan KBE (16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002), known as Spike Milligan, was a British-Irish comedian, writer, poet, playwright and actor. The son of an Irish father and an 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. Disliking his first name, he began to call himself "Spike" after hearing the band Spike Jones and his City Slickers on Radio Luxembourg.

Milligan was the co-creator, main writer and a principal cast member of the British radio programme The Goon Show, performing a range of roles including the Eccles and Minnie Bannister characters. He was the earliest-born, longest-lived and last surviving member of the Goons. Milligan parlayed success with the Goon Show into television with Q5, a surreal sketch show credited as a major influence on the members of Monty Python's Flying Circus.

Milligan wrote and edited many books, including Puckoon (1963) and a seven-volume autobiographical account of his time serving during the Second World War, beginning with Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall (1971). He also wrote comical verse, with much of his poetry written for children, including Silly Verse for Kids (1959).

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Ying Tong Song
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Ying Tong Song
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Wish I Knew
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Wish I Knew
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Have they gone?
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Have they gone?

Have they gone?

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Unchained Melody
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Unchained Melody
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The Ying Tong Song
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The Ying Tong Song

The Ying Tong Song

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The Wormwood Scrubs Tango
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The Wormwood Scrubs Tango
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Woe Is Me
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Woe Is Me
John Barry
Alice in Wonderland (1972) - "Will you walk a little faster..."
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Alice in Wonderland (1972) - "Will you walk a little faster..."
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The Sewers of the Strand
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The Sewers of the Strand
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Nothing At All
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Nothing At All
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Will I Find My Love Today
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Will I Find My Love Today
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There's a Lot of It About 
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There's a Lot of It About 
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Deutschland 
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Deutschland 
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I'Ve Got That Photograph Of You
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I'Ve Got That Photograph Of You
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Bazonka
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Bazonka
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The "Q5" Theme
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The "Q5" Theme
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Q5 Piano Song
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Q5 Piano Song
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Another lot
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Another lot
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The Q5 Piano Tune
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The Q5 Piano Tune
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Ning Nang Nong
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Ning Nang Nong
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My September Love (with Patricia Ridgway)
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My September Love (with Patricia Ridgway)
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Fun Fun Fun
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Fun Fun Fun
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The Hit Parade
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The Hit Parade
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Have They Gone?
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Have They Gone?
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Theme from Q5
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Theme from Q5
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Silent Night
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Silent Night
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Purple Aeroplane
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Purple Aeroplane
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Tower Bridge
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Tower Bridge
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BBC Contains Strong Language: 2018
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Hull
2018-09-29T13:55:41
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2018
BBC Contains Strong Language: 2018

BBC Contains Strong Language: 2018

19:30
Hull

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