Spike Milligan

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Terence Alan "Spike" Milligan (1918-) Irish comedian, novelist, poet, jazz musician and member of the Goons. Spike Milligan has suffered from Bipolar Disorder for most of his life.

Cited as an inspiration of the Monty Python team.

Comedy shows:

  • The Goon Show
  • Q8

Books:

  • Silly Verse for Kids
  • Puckoon
  • The Bedside Milligan
  • Adolf Hitler, My Part in his Downfall
  • Rommel? Gunner Who? A Confrontation in the Desert
  • Monty: His Part in My Victory
  • Hidden Words: Collected Poems
  • Peace Work

Medical biography:

  • Depression and How to Survive It (with Professor Anthony Clare)

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