Season 7, Episode 23
Air date March 14, 1957
Written by Spike Milligan
Guest(s) None
Produced by Pat Dixon
Musical interludes "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" (Ellington),
"Basin Street Blues" (Geldray)
Episode Guide
The Africa Ship Canal
The Missing Boa Constrictor

Synopsis Edit

In the depths of World War II, Seagoon is tasked with leading a secret mission to Crete to capture a German general.

Background Edit

British commandos really did kidnap a German general from occupied Crete, and the story was popularized in the book Ill Met By Moonlight.

References Edit

Availability Edit

  • Included in volume 6 of the BBC Radio Classics releases.
  • Transcript

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