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  1. John Lennon Disputes Yoko Ono Ending His Marriage In Unearthed Letter to First WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Billboard

    ... house in the auction is a book signed by Lennon called Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall by British comic Spike Milligan, which was originally gifted to his friend, Harry Nilsson. The hardcover book is signed "For Harry, I told you so! Love, ...

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  2. Column 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... sales pitch. Bill Mirow, of Darling Point, shares another Spikeism. "On arrival by ship to perform in Sydney, Spike Milligan was asked by a reporter: 'How long will you be in Australia?'. Quick as a flash he replied: 'About 5 feet 6'." And Tim ...

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  3. Column 8Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Canberra Times

    ... mention the war." Michael Sinclair, Melbourne. a Talking of Cleese. "Coral Button submits her favourite Spike Milligan line (C8). Mine is when Spike's dog was lost and he put a notice in the newspaper: "Here, boy!" His mother lived in Woy Woy for ...

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  4. Editorial: Comic genius John Clarke leaves a rich legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... though largely made in Britain, became a hit movie across the Tasman. The cast included Barry Humphries, Spike Milligan, Peter Cook and another talented New Zealander, Jonathan Hardy. A dedicated birdwatcher and knowledgeable about ornithology, it ...

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  5. Editorial: Comic genius John Clarke leaves a rich legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... though largely made in Britain, became a hit movie across the Tasman. The cast included Barry Humphries, Spike Milligan, Peter Cook and another talented New Zealander, Jonathan Hardy. A dedicated birdwatcher and knowledgeable about ornithology, it ...

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  6. That makes more sense. Thanks for explaining.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | EETimes

    ... with so at the appropriate moment all the trainees would shout "Bang!". Like most geniuses (Geniii??) Spike Milligan was a fairly troubled soul, and had what we now call Bipolar disorder. But the Goon Shows were sheer brilliance. I take issue with ...

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  7. @Max: Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | EETimes

    ... with so at the appropriate moment all the trainees would shout "Bang!". Like most geniuses (Geniii??) Spike Milligan was a fairly troubled soul, and had what we now call Bipolar disorder. But the Goon Shows were sheer brilliance. I take issue with ...

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  8. David Ashton @Max... "Do you recall my column -- How It Was: Fiddling ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | EETimes

    ... ractice with so at the appropriate moment all the trainees would shout "Bang!". Like most geniuses (Geniii??) Spike Milligan was a fairly troubled soul, and had what we now call Bipolar disorder. But the Goon Shows were sheer brilliance.

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  9. Rewind: the stars shone bright in townRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Swindon Advertiser

    ... version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The supporting cast included Peter Sellers, Michael Hordern, Spike Milligan and - as the Mad Hatter - Australian actor Robert Helpmann, whose turn as the Child Catcher in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang ...

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  10. Kids TV presenter admits sexually assaulting NINE year-old boyA...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Daily Star

    In court, he admitted six counts of indecent assault on the boy between September 1957 and August 1961, which started when the boy was nine. But he is best remembered for appearing on Jackanory in its heyday in the early 70s, at the same time as Spike Milligan, Roy Kinnear and Brian Blessed.

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  11. Joke writer for Spike Milligan and Two Ronnies looks back... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | This is Hull

    ... Street, city centre , hosted by writer and critic Louis Barfe. Over the years, Neil wrote for the likes of Spike Milligan, Mike Yarwood, The Two Ronnies, Kenny Everett and Larry Grayson. He also worked on comedy scripts for a series of ...

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  12. All is Given review: Linda Neil's memoir of travel, place, music and songRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Canberra Times

    ... a song. She travels to London, India, Kathmandu, Ulaanbaatar, Paris and Shanghai. Her first encounter is with Spike Milligan in Notting Hill. They had become pen pals and he suggested they meet for a curry. She relays a hilarious list of the topics ...

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