The Telegoons – 1963

The Telegoons was a comedy puppet show, adapted from the highly successful BBC radio comedy show of the 1950s.  Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers and Spike Milligan reprised their original voice roles from the radio series and appeared in promotional photos with some of the puppets from the series.

Telegoons was produced for BBC television and first shown in 1963 . Two series totaling 26 episodes were made.

Almost immediately after completing it’s original run the series was briefly repeated.

Unlike many programs of this time all episodes are known to have survived. Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers and Spike Milligan reprised their original voice roles from the radio series and appeared in promotional photos with some of the puppets from the series.

The show featured as a comic strip in the popular 1960’s publication TV Comic. Among the puppeteers were Ann Field, John Dudley and Violet Phelan.

Summary

The show was effectively an adaptation of the original radio scripts.

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Cast

Voices Of:

Spike Milligan
Harry Secombe
Peter Sellers

Details

Channel: BBC1
Created By: Grosvenor Films
Original Transmission Dates: October 5th, 1963 – August 1st, 1964

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