Going, going, Goon: letters by Sellers and Milligan turn air blue

Previously unseen correspondence between the two comedians and musician Alan Clare is to be sold at auction

They were never known for their sense of decorum and linguistic restraint, but a cache of previously unpublished letters by Spike Milligan and Peter Sellers proves – if there were ever any doubt – their humour was not for the fainthearted.

The comic geniuses, who along with Harry Secombe and Michael Bentine made up the cast of the wildly popular Goon Show, deployed their anarchic wit and eccentric punctuation to wincing effect in the letters, which were written to their friend, the jazz pianist Alan Clare.
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