About

Larry Stephens was one of the originators and main writers of the Goon Show as well as a regular writer for The Army Game, one of the most popular television comedies of the 1950s. He supplied the majority of Tony Hancock’s stage material and wrote for many other leading actors and comedians including Alec Guinness; Arthur Askey; Dickie Valentine; Jimmy James and Jon Pertwee. During WWII he served as an officer with the Commandos in India, Burma and Hong Kong.

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