The Idiot Weekly, Price 2d
The Idiot Weekly, Price 2d was the first serious attempt to translate the humour of The Goon Show to television. It was made by Associated-Rediffusion during 1956 and was broadcast only in the London area.
|The Idiot Weekly, Price 2d.|
|Written by||Dave Freeman, John Junkin, Spike Milligan, Terry Nation, Eric Sykes|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Running time||30 minutes per episode|
|Original release||24 February –|
30 March 1956
Although written mainly by Spike Milligan, there were many contributions from members of Associated London Scripts, the writers' co-operative, including Dave Freeman and Terry Nation. Eric Sykes was credited as the script editor. The series was produced and directed by Richard Lester.