Event Ying Tong : A Walk With the Goons
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Venue Illawarra Performing Arts Centre, Wollongong, NSW
First Date 15 August 2007
Opening Date 15 August 2007
Last Date 18 August 2007
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description A Goon Show is underway but Spike Milligan is losing his lines. He falls down. He wakes up. Spike's been institutionalised. Undeterred, he writes anyway, under his hospital bed sheets, typing incessantly. But no civilised member of society can write like this: Catholic and Jewish leprechauns keep interrupting. And why do they look awfully like his fellow Goons, Peter Sellars, and Harry Secombe?
The problem is Spike can't write anymore. It's 1959 but it's war, you see - Spike's marbles have been stolen by Moriarty and Grytpype-Thynne.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Comedy
Name Function Notes
Jonathan Biggins Actor
Tony Harvey Actor
David James Actor
Geoff Kelso Actor
Michael Scott-Mitchell Designer
Richard Cottrell Director
Damien Cooper Lighting Designer
Roy Smiles Playwright
Jeremy Silver Sound Designer
Paul Charlier Special Effects
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Event Identifier 70877