Terence Alan Milligan KBE (16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002), known as Spike Milligan, was a British-Irish comedian, writer, poet, playwright and actor. The son of an Irish father and an English mother, Milligan was born in India where he spent his childhood, relocating to live and work the majority of his life in the United Kingdom. Disliking his first name, he began to call himself "Spike" after hearing the band Spike Jones and his City Slickers on Radio Luxembourg.
A sure cure for seasickness is to sit under a tree. Michael Barrymore and Jill Halfpenny star in Surviving Spike - an intimate glance into the personal life of Spike Milligan by Norma Farnes, his agent, manager and confidante of 36 years. Spike Milligan added 15 new photos to the album Spike. 23 June 2008 ·. Spike.
For years Spike Milligan has lovingly collected and collated over a dozen volumes of family photographs and memorabilia, stretching from army life in India in 1869, through his birth in 1918 and his childhood, to his career as an entertainer and the arrival of his own family. Spike has carefully selected scores of these delightful photographs to illustrate the story of his life. Notes in diary form are expanded into anecdotes and reminiscences in Spike's inevitably irreverent style, making light of the major emotional hurdle Spike had to overcome in writing this deeply intimate book
Spike Milligan was a comedian and actor best known for his radio comedy program, ‘The Goon Show’. This biography of Spike Milligan provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Birthday: April 16, 1918.
1918 - 2002/Male/Irish A comedian, writer, musician, poet, playwright and actor, Terence Alan Milligan's poetry was written for children. Popular A-Z. Spike Milligan. Silly Verse for Kids by Spike Milligan. The ABC. 'Twas midnight in the schoolroom And every desk was shut When suddenly from the alphabet Was heard a loud "Tut-Tut!" Said A to B, "I don't like C; His manners are a lack. For all I ever see of C Is a semi-circular back!"
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2. Everyone's Going Triple Bad Acid, Yeah! 3. Voodoo Child (Slight Return). 4. Tatty Seaside Town.
Spike Milligan's biography and life story. Milligan included it on his album No One's Gonna Change Our World in 1969 to aid the World Wildlife Fund. In December 2007 it was reported that, according to OFSTED, it is amongst the ten most commonly taught poems in primary schools in the UK. While depressed, Milligan wrote serious poetry. He also wrote a novel Puckoon, parodying the style of Dylan Thomas, and a very successful series of war memoirs, including Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall (1971), "Rommel?" "Gunner Who?"
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