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December 2008

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Spike on the noise-box.

Just heard from my mother, who is for once clued up on things ahead of me, that Paul Merton will be reading Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall for the next six weeks on BBC Radio 2, Fridays at 9:15.
From the BBC Press Office:

"Paul Merton's delivery of the gags, characters and Goonish events of the story vividly bring to life the experiences of the 22-year-old Milligan from call-up through basic training in the early years of the War. " 

What with the play

curlybeach posted about and this, old Gunner seems to be having a bit of a revivial period recently. Rejoice!
And don't worry if you miss it, thanks to the genius of the BBC's online Radio player, you can listen again for the whole week  following transmission.
Maybe if we're lucky they might even be released on CD. Petition anyone?

 

 

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