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Surviving Spike Milligan

John Antrobus

Surviving Spike Milligan

a voyage through the mind & mirth of the master Goon

by John Antrobus

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Published by Robson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Milligan, Spike, -- 1918-2002 -- Anecdotes.,
  • Milligan, Spike, -- 1918-2002 -- Friends and associates.,
  • Comedians -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Comedians -- Great Britain -- Anecdotes.,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Antrobus.
    GenreAnecdotes.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination174 p. :
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22494641M
    ISBN 101861055641
    OCLC/WorldCa50404097


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