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Tonight’s show, very soon now

After the success of last week’s opening night, tonight’s Yulefest Blue Mountains Dinner and Show is promising to be a cracker shindig too. We’re always flattered by our audience’s enthusiastic response, but every time we go on stage, it’s just like our first show all over again. If you are…

How about a Goon-type dinner menu?

As a special treat for the Goon Show fans who are on their way to our Yulefest Blue Mountains 2017 dinner and show, the wonderful people at The Metropole Katoomba have created a wonderful Goon-type menu. Feast your eyes on this, then bring your gurgling tummy along… Entree Moriarty’s Owwwnion…

Audiences Reviews for The Goon Show LIVE!

Audience responses to The Goon Show LIVE! are so flattering… here are a few clips of what people thought of some of our past shows; Find out for yourself at our next show this Saturday 1st July

It’s Christmas-Crackers-in-July Time

As a very special treat for Yulefest Blue Mountains 2017, Goon Show fans are to be entertained by the episode ‘Christmas Crackers‘ which was written by Spike Milligan for inclusion in BBC Radio’s Christmas Day broadcast of 1953. The casts of several then current comedy series performed short sketches on…

For one night only, a very special guest

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We are thrilled to present, for one night only, Mr. Vent Thomas who toured with Spike Milligan as his Stage Director in 1984/5; one New Zealand and two Australian tours. They were Spike’s ‘Final Farewell Tour’ and ‘Second Final Farewell Tour’. Vent will be appearing as our very special guest on the opening…

A Bucket of Goon

For the many Goon Show fans out there, we’ve decided to add some excitement to our upcoming Yulefest Blue Mountains dinner / shows this July. It’s the Bucket of GOON; what happens is that we ask an audience member to draw a mystery Goon Show episode out of a bucket…

Another excellent rehearsal

Today was the final rehearsal for our July shows… and what a hoot! We polished up the Christmas Crackers episode, which had us all sniggering hopelessly. You’ve got to come to this one, Christmas Crackers has not been heard by anyone since it was first broadcast on Christmas Day in…

May 10th show sold out

On May 10, 2017, Posted by , In The Goon Show LIVE! News & Updates,The Goon Show LIVE! other bits, By , , With Comments Off on May 10th show sold out

If you were hoping to catch The Goon Show LIVE! tonight, we’re a teeny bit sorry to say that tickets are not available… we have a full house! There are still great tickets available for our July dinner and shows for Yulefest Blue Mounntains 2017. Grab ’em now so that…

Special Guest announced – one night only

On April 29, 2017, Posted by , In The Goon Show LIVE! News & Updates,The Goon Show LIVE! other bits, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Special Guest announced – one night only

We are thrilled to present, for one night only, Mr. Vent Thomas who toured with Spike Milligan as his Stage Director in 1984/5; one New Zealand and two Australian tours. They were Spike’s ‘Final Farewell Tour’ and ‘Second Final Farewell Tour’. Vent will be appearing as our very special guest on the opening…

Christmas Crackers… a lost Goon Show episode

On April 16, 2017, Posted by , In The Goon Show LIVE! News & Updates,The Goon Show LIVE! other bits, With Comments Off on Christmas Crackers… a lost Goon Show episode

As a very special treat for Yulefest Blue Mountains 2017, Goon Show fans are to be entertained by the episode ‘Christmas Crackers‘ which was written by Spike Milligan for inclusion in BBC Radio’s Christmas Day broadcast of 1953. The casts of several then current comedy series performed short sketches on…

December 2016 at Katoomba, Blue Mountains

The Goon Show LIVE! with custARD

The Goon Show LIVE! on stage

The Goon Show LIVE! on stage

  • When? Saturday nights 10th and 17th December at 6.30pm – a dinner and show
  • Where? Hotel Blue
    88 Lurline St
    Katoomba NSW 2780

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Goon Show LIVE! dinner and show tickets still available for December 17th

What are you waiting for? The boys of The Goon Show LIVE! have been working hard (if you can describe what they actually do as ‘working’), bringing the best of British Comedy to the stage. After successful tours to the NSW Central Coast and Sydney throughout 2016, they are returning to…

THAT was a show indeed! 25th Nov. 2016

The Goon Show LIVE! returns to Woy Woy

  • Simon Lenthen is Harry Secombe in The Goon Show LIVE!

    Simon Lenthen is Harry Secombe in The Goon Show LIVE!

    When? Friday night 25th November 2016 at 8pm

  • Where? Woy Woy Rugby Leagues Club
    82 Blackwall Road
    Woy Woy
    Gosford 2256 Australia

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Goons in News

On November 24, 2016, Posted by , In The Goon Show LIVE! News & Updates,The Goon Show LIVE! other bits, With Comments Off on Goons in News

Thanks Central Coast Express Advocate for this wonderful article ahead of this Friday’s show at Woy Woy Leagues Club http://ow.ly/yiJS306tkEX

The Last Bit of 2016 Tour

We’ve barely recovered from our 2016 Yulefest dinner and show… and we’re now getting geared up for the rest of 2016. We have three shows planned; October 15th at the Star Bar Comedy Theatre, right in the middle if Sydney November 25th at Easts Leagues Club in Woy Woy, on the…

Another Yulefest Blue Mountains season done and dusted

Whoosh! Once again the boys of The Goon Show LIVE! created mayhem and spread a general sense of silliness throughout July at Hotel Blue in Katoomba, with their dinner and show.

As always, fans came from far and wide to listen and watch the gang in action, and meet them afterwards:

A few tickets left

On July 9, 2016, Posted by , In The Goon Show LIVE! News & Updates,The Goon Show LIVE! other bits, With Comments Off on A few tickets left

last 6 tickets available for tonight’s dinner and show at our Yulefest Blue Mountains event

Yulefest Blue Mountains rehearsals for The Goon Show LIVE!

In the lead-up to our dinner and show at Hotel Blue in Katoomba, here’s John ‘Peter Sellers’ Stretton in rehearsal.

It’s a funny scene from Spike Milligan’s ‘The Missing No. 10 Downing Street”.

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John (Peter Sellers) Stretton prepares

On June 13, 2016, Posted by , In The Goon Show LIVE! News & Updates,The Goon Show LIVE! other bits, With Comments Off on John (Peter Sellers) Stretton prepares

For those Goon Show LIVE! fans who wonder how our guys with perfect radio faces prepare for showtime, here’s a sneak peek of John (Peter Sellers) Stretton gearing up. Pure madness really… To see how much John’s secret method actually prepares him for a show, book now for our July Yulefest…

New website for The Goon Show LIVE!

The Goon Show LIVE! has a new website!

Because our guys have THE perfect faces for radio, it was decided that we should show them off in finer web-o-graphic glory.

Woy Woy show a HUGE and Spikey success!

On September 27, 2015, Posted by , In The Goon Show LIVE! News & Updates, With Comments Off on Woy Woy show a HUGE and Spikey success!

The Goon Show LIVE! made a pilgrimage to Milligan Mecca last night, performing at Easts Woy Woy Leagues Club; and what a steaming success it was! People seemed to come out from everywhere for this very special show. The audience was a mix of die-hard Goon-types and Spike Milligan devotees….

A Spike Milligan interview… almost

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Our very own Rob ‘Spike’ Queree was interviewed yesterday by Scott Levi on ABC Central Coast’s Breakfast show; talking about what it’s like to be playing Spike Milligan and the upcoming show in Woy Woy this Saturday 26th September 2015. Are you coming to On the Spike at Woy Woy?…

The Goon Show LIVE! event… Sat 26th Sept… only weeks away

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For those Goon-types (and anyone who LOVES British Comedy) who are looking for something unique and fun, now’s the time. The Goon Show LIVE! troupe is making it’s way to Woy Woy on the NSW Central Coast, for a one show only event; On the Spike!  Woy Woy was the…

Our next show in Milligan Country

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Our next show, at Woy Woy, will kick off with this magical Goon Show episode… The Phantom Head Shaver of Brighton First broadcast on October 19, 1954. Script by Spike Milligan. Produced by Peter Eton. Announced by Wallace Greenslade. Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott. Hold onto your hair!

That was one Goon-type show!

On July 25, 2015, Posted by , In The Goon Show LIVE! News & Updates, With Comments Off on That was one Goon-type show!

Last night’s show (Sat 25th July 2015) was simply awesome! We had the most responsive audience yet; lots of laughter, plenty of joining in on punch-lines and general all-round Goon-type silliness. In the audience was a group of three who’d attended our 2014 Father’s Day show at the Hunter Valley,…

“…even Blind Freddy would have loved it…” – another audience review for The Goon Show LIVE!

On July 15, 2015, Posted by , In Goon-type Audience Reviews,The Goon Show LIVE! News & Updates,The Goon Show LIVE! other bits, With Comments Off on “…even Blind Freddy would have loved it…” – another audience review for The Goon Show LIVE!

We feel that we have to share this wonderful review sent to us by Robin of Blacktown NSW, who attended our dinner and show last weekend on Saturday 11th July 2015. Here’s his unedited review… We thought the ‘recording studio’ setup worked really well, complete with the replica period microphones….

What are you doing tonight? Dinner Theatre with The Goon Show LIVE!

On July 11, 2015, Posted by , In Goon-type Audience Reviews,The Goon Show LIVE! News & Updates, With Comments Off on What are you doing tonight? Dinner Theatre with The Goon Show LIVE!

After enjoying a day in the stunning world heritage Blue Mountains, perhaps you seed to warm up with a delicious Yulefest dinner and some terrific British comedy. Tonight we are presenting our 4th show for this 2015 season, and judging by the audience reviews we’ve received, it would seem that we’re right…

more audience reviews for The Goon Show LIVE! pouring in

On July 10, 2015, Posted by , In Goon-type Audience Reviews,The Goon Show LIVE! News & Updates, With Comments Off on more audience reviews for The Goon Show LIVE! pouring in

It’s always great to have fans, and when they take the time to write to you with great reviews, well, we can’t get enough really. Here are few more reviews which have come in over the last 24 hours… Stephanie, who says she’s never been to any of our shows…

Opening sequence of ‘The Treasure in the Lake’

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This episode from Series 6, Episode 24 and first broadcast on 28 February 1956, is one of Spike Milligan’s works being featured in this year’s Yulefest Blue Mountains dinner and show… GREENSLADE: This is the BBC Home Service. SECOMBE: Let that be a lesson to you! GREENSLADE: I’ll strike you down, sir!…

Rave audience reviews for Yulefest Blue Mountains dinner and show

On July 9, 2015, Posted by , In Goon-type Audience Reviews,The Goon Show LIVE! News & Updates, By , , With Comments Off on Rave audience reviews for Yulefest Blue Mountains dinner and show
It has been a racy start to the 3rd appearance of The Goon Show LIVE! at the annual Yulefest Blue Mountains. This homage to arguably the greatest British comedy cult ever written, is now already half-way through it's 2015 season at Katoomba's Hotel Blue. As always, the event is attracting Goon...