Who is Spike Milligan

Terence Alan "Spike" Milligan (16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002) was an Irish actor, comedian, writer, musician, poet, and playwright. The son of an Irish father and an English mother, Milligan was born in British Colonial India, where he spent his childhood, relocating in 1931 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 comedy programme The Goon Show, performing a range of roles including the characters Eccles and Minnie Bannister. He was the earliest-born and last surviving member of the Goons. Milligan parlayed success with The Goon Show int...
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Spike Milligan Poems

  • Scorflufus
    There are many diseases,
    That strike people's kneeses,
    Scorflufus! is one by name
    It comes from the East ...
  • Mirror, Mirror
    A young spring-tender girl
    combed her joyous hair
    'You are very ugly' said the mirror.
    But, ...
  • The Dog Lovers
    So they bought you
    And kept you in a
    Very good home
    Cental heating ...
  • There Are Holes In The Sky
    There are holes in the sky
    Where the rain gets in
    But they're ever so small
    That's why the rain is thin....
  • I Must Go Down To The Sea Again
    I must go down to the sea again,
    to the lonely sea and the sky;
    I left my shoes and socks there -
    I wonder if they're dry?...
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Top 10 most used topics by Spike Milligan

Never 8 Night 8 People 8 Away 7 I Love You 6 Young 6 Love 6 Small 5 Hear 4 Life 4


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Louiseculmer1: favourite book no.162 adolf hitler, my part in his downfall by spike milligan. mostly hilarious, occasionally sad, account of his first two and a half years in the army, from june 1940 until january 1943.
Murphyslawyer: someone’s channelling spike milligan this morning. whether or not that’s a good thing depends on the gorilla.
Chortle: saturday catch-up: a very rare spike milligan sketch show is to get an airing next weekend.
Drpopculturebg: lesley ann warren, danny kaye, spike milligan, leslie uggams, elke somer, sylvester stallone, roger miller, roy rogers & dale evans, lynn redgrave, cheryl ladd.
Skills242market: and god said, 'let there be light' and there was light, but the electricity board said he would have to wait until thursday to be connected. spike milligan
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Annie Dawkins: A delight to young and all. A genius.
lilyloveesponies: spike milligan makes me laugh so much lol XD
Andrew P. Smith: No doubt a genius- just thinkin about him makes me smile- Terrific Stuff! They don't make'm anymore

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Statue allégorique dans le goà»t de la Renaissance

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