To those of us of a certain age the date 28th May 1951 is etched into our memory banks. Its impact on British radio and television comedy is incalculable and influenced the new teenagers more than rock ‘n roll! What was this phenomenon? Simply : The Goon Show !
It starred Sir Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers, Micheal Bentine [Who left after series 2] and Spike Milligan who was the show’s creator and main writer.
There you can read more about this anarchical show which became an institution.
The Ying Tong Song