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The Goon Show: The Affair of the Lone Banana

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Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe and Spike Milligan
Fred Nurke is missing! An over-ripe banana, in a deserted Cannon Street shipping office, is the only clue to his whereabouts. Inspector Ned Seagoon follows the trail to a British Embassy in South America, where he is just in time to help the Embassy staff in a brush with the rebels. Why are Senor Gonzales Mess and his gang trying to cut down the only banana tree in the Embassy gardens and what is the connection between Fred Nurke and the over-ripe banana in Cannon Street?
Cast in order of speaking:

Max Geldray
Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott
Announcer. Wallace Greenslade
Script by Spike Milligan Production by Peter Eton

Contributors

Announcer: Wallace Greenslade
Script: Spike Milligan
Musicians: The Ray Ellington Quartet
Harmonica player: Max Geldray
Orchestra conducted by: Wally Stott
Production: Peter Eton
Fred Nurke: Peter Sellers
Miss Minnie Bannister: Spike Milligan
Inspector Ned Seagoon: Harry Secombe
Gravely Headstone: Peter Sellers
Eccles: Spike Milligan
Senor Gonzales Mess: Harry Secombe
Mr Henry Crun: Peter Sellers
Quagmire Vest: Spike Milligan
Fred Bogg: Harry Secombe
Major Denis Bloodnok: Peter Sellers

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The Goon Show: The Affair of the Lone Banana

Light Programme, 20 May 1955 19.30






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