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'Gad, a professional idiot.'
By day, Nick Reeve is a professional writer and journalist specialising in financial services. By night, he is mostly asleep.
My love of The Goon Show began when, as a child, I listened to cassette recordings of shows (a great parental tactic for keeping me and my brother entertained during mealtimes).
I lived in London for many years, but have recently escaped to Barbados, of all places.
Seagoon: 'A professional idiot? Then why are you leaving England?'
Eccles: 'Too much competition.'
(taken from 'The Stolen Postman', Series 8 Episode 11, first broadcast on 9 December 1957)
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