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A 40th birthday celebration of the Goons.
Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan and Michael Bentine. With guests including Eric Sykes; Graham Stark and George Chisholm. Producer Dirk Maggs : COMEDY: page 8 OFFER: page 9

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Sellers
Unknown:
Harry Secombe
Unknown:
Spike Milligan
Unknown:
Michael Bentine
Unknown:
Eric Sykes
Unknown:
Graham Stark
Unknown:
George Chisholm.
Producer:
Dirk Maggs

with country music.
Producer Ray Harvey
Tonight Radio 2 begins its celebration of the world of jazz, the Radio 2 Jazz Season (10.00pm). Over the coming weeks there will be specially recorded concerts and other programmes showcasing the talents of some of the finest jazz musicians around.
Among the stars to be heard this week are the Humphrey Lyttelton Big Band, the Andy Sheppard Quintet, Stan Tracey , Cleo Laine and John Dankworth , and the Ronnie Scott Sextet.

Contributors

Unknown:
Andy Sheppard
Unknown:
Stan Tracey
Unknown:
Cleo Laine
Unknown:
John Dankworth
Unknown:
Ronnie Scott Sextet.

The first of five nightly reruns this week.
The Whistling Spy
Enigma (The 100th edition of the Goon Show)
How young Ned Seagoon is sent behind the Iron Curtain to sabotage the Hungarian football team - thus assuring a revival of Britain's prestige in the sporting world. Starring Peter Sellers , Spike Milligan and Harry Secombe. Producer Peter Eton
(First broadcast Sept 1954)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ned Seagoon
Unknown:
Peter Sellers
Unknown:
Spike Milligan
Unknown:
Harry Secombe.
Producer:
Peter Eton

Second of two programmes from Huddersfield.
The BBC Big Band, , conductor Barry Forgie , with Rosemary Squires. Presenter Sheila Tracy. Producer Robin Sedgley

Contributors

Conductor:
Barry Forgie
Unknown:
Rosemary Squires.
Presenter:
Sheila Tracy.
Producer:
Robin Sedgley

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