• Milligan, Spike

    Spike Milligan (1918 – 2002) was a popular and much-loved comedian, writer, musician, poet, playwright and actor.  He wrote and edited numberous books and frequently appeared on radio and television.  He was well known as a writer of comic verse, much of it written for children, including Silly Verse for Kids (1959).

"Candlestick’s website is enticing and you might find yourself buying pamphlets of poems about puddings and bicycles..."Erica Wagner
The Times

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