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Memorial

The Goon Show The Goon Show

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Plaque: The Goon Show

Erection date: 28/5/2011

Inscription

{Caricatures of the four comedians, followed by:} The Goon Show, 1951-1960, first exploded here, {Surrounded by:} Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan, Michael Bentine.

Site: The Goon Show (1 memorial)

SW1, Strutton Ground, 2, The Strutton Arms Public House

In 1951 the pub was called Grafton's and run by Jimmy Grafton who helped create the Goons and get them on the radio.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
The Goon Show

Information Subjects commemorated

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The Goon Show

Radio comedy show, originally broadcast as 'Crazy People' The first scripts w...

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Michael Bentine

Comedian. Born as Michael James Bentin in Watford, Hertfordshire. He was a co...

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Spike Milligan

Goon. Born as Terence Alan Milligan near Bombay, India, his father being an I...

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Harry Secombe

Born and grew up in Swansea, Goon and singer.

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Peter Sellers

Goon and comic actor. Born Portsmouth to a couple of variety entertainers. Th...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
The Goon Show

Information Created by

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Goon Show Preservation Society

Formed as a result of the last Goon Show. Patron: Prince Charles.

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