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The Unseen Spike Milligan (2005)

A documentary on the life of Spike Milligan, featuring previously unseen home movies and interviews with friends and family members.


Toby Dye


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Complete credited cast:
Cookie Weymouth Cookie Weymouth ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Antrobus John Antrobus ... Himself
Reg Bennett Reg Bennett ... Himself
Anthony Clare Anthony Clare ... Himself (as Professor Anthony Clare)
Liz Cowley Liz Cowley ... Herself
Barry Cryer Barry Cryer ... Himself
Norma Farnes Norma Farnes ... Herself
Terry Gilliam ... Himself
Silé Harrower Silé Harrower ... Herself
Barry Humphries ... Himself
Richard Ingrams Richard Ingrams ... Himself
Burt Kwouk ... Himself
Margaret Maughan Margaret Maughan ... Herself
James Maughan-Milligan James Maughan-Milligan ... Himself
Paul Merton ... Himself


A documentary on the life of Spike Milligan, featuring previously unseen home movies and interviews with friends and family members.

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24 December 2005 (UK) See more »

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Visual Voodoo See more »
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An impressive, moving documentary unravelling a complex comic heavyweight.
20 November 2006 | by bobthebobsterSee all my reviews

The Unseen Spike Milligan was something of a revelation - broadcast on Christmas eve I expected to be subjected to a carefully airbrushed presentation of Milligan's life, conveniently free of the harsh, wickedness that made this complex man so very funny. Not so at all, after being hit as if by a sledgehammer by the first 5 minutes of this breatheless film you're in no doubt at of what a nasty piece of work Milligan was...indeed its an mightily dark opening, but then rather than a simple hatchet job (which seems all the vogue these days) the documentary proceeds to unravel why Milligan was the man he was, building up a fully rounded picture. By the end of this remarkable documentary I still thought Milligan could be a nasty piece of work but I couldn't help loving the man despite his many faults! Please more TV like this that treats the audience like grown ups!

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