Re: Goon but never forgoten

From: Tom Hume (
Date: Thu Apr 12 2001 - 03:30:12 PDT

Yep, only Milligan left now, and he's looking increasingly doddery...

At 21:06 11/04/2001 -0700, Tom WSMF wrote:
>It breaks my heart to post this. I have only fodn the mans genius in the
>last 6 years. I heard about it since I was a kid, being a python fan, but
>it was not till i got hookd on MP3 Old Time Radio that I realized the
>genius that were and are the Goons.
>Ing Ti Iddle I Po to our rotund dear friend who I have only met through
>"Sir Harry Secombe, the entertainer from Swansea famed for his work with
>The Goon Show, has died aged 79.
>He died on Wednesday afternoon in the Guildford Hospital from prostate
>cancer with his wife, Myra, at his bedside.
>The Secombe family said in a statement: "We are grieving for a wonderful
>man, and a much loved husband, father and grandfather."
>And a statement from Prince Charles, a long-established fan of the Goons,
>said: "I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Sir Harry Secombe,
>to whom I spoke only recently in hospital.
>"He was one of the great life enhancers of our age and gave pleasure and
>constant happy laughter to so many of us throughout his life."
> /"\ [---=== WSMF ----]
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