Goodies-Related Videos




Australian DVD

Australian DVD

The Secret Policeman’s Balls


The Secret Policeman’s Ball – The Complete Edition 
PAL Region 2. 4 disks.
Amnesty International – DVD 2254
Released October 13, 2003. 581 minutes

The Secret Policeman\'s Balls 
NTSC Region 1. 3 disks.
Shout Factory - SF 11030
Released 27 January 2009.  510 minutes

These box sets contain all the Secret Policeman's Balls (the live comedy and music shows in aid of Amnesty International). The Goodies appear in Pleasure At Her Majesty\'s, the 1976 show, in which they sing a live version of Funky Gibbon.

Tim also appears in a sketch in The Secret Policeman\s Other Ball (from 1981).

These shows had previous been available separately on VHS tape. They are also available in many other DVD collections, too many to include them all here. Below are two examples here in which The Goodies appear on the DVD cover.


The Secret Policemans' Early BIts (Australian DVD)
PAL All Region.  1 disk.
Umbrella Entertainment - DAVID0025
Includes the Pleassure at Her Majesty\'s concert which contains The Goodies singing Funky Gibbon.


Kings of UK Comedy Volume One (Australian DVD)
PAL All Region.  3 disks.
Umbrella Entertainment - DAVID0006
Includes the DVD released separately as The Secret Policeman\'s Early Bits which, as noted above, contains The Goodies singing Funky Gibbon.


The Best of the Bay City Rollers: Shang-A-Lang (UK VHS) 


PAL Region 2.
Castle Vision – CMP 5097
Released 1993. 65 minutes

This video includes musical sequences from the Bay City Rollers 1975 television series Shang-A-Lang, including The Goodies performing Funky Gibbon. Other guest appearances are from Gary Glitter, The Glitter Band, Alvin Stardust, Mr. Big, Lulu, Showaddywaddy, the Rubettes, and Slade (along with 10 songs from the Rollers themselves).


Bananaman (UK VHS) 


Thorn EMI Video
Released 1985. 50 minutes

Contains episodes of Bananaman, a cartoon series in which Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie and Jill Shilling provided the voices.



Bananaman (UK VHS) 


Hit Home Entertainment – HIT/DC 004 (or VFC 18963)

Released 2000. 50 minutes

Contains 10 episodes of Bananaman, a cartoon series in which Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie and Jill Shilling provided the voices.

The episodes in this collection are The Kidnap Caper, The Big Breakout, Ice Station Zero, Destination Danger, Jaws of Steel, The Final Orbit, Mystery at the Old Mine, Night of the Nerks, Cavern of the Lost, and The Brown Jewel Caper.



Bananaman – The Ultimate Collection (DVD Box Set) 


PAL Region 0. 3 disks.
Delta Music PLC – 86102
Released 18 October 2004. 200 minutes

Contains all 40 episodes ofBananaman, a cartoon series in which Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie and Jill Shilling provided the voices.

This set contains series 1-3 of Bananaman. Each series is also sold individually as:

  • Bananaman – Series 1 Delta Music PLC 94125

  • Bananaman – Series 2 Delta Music PLC 94126

  • Bananaman – Series 3 Delta Music PLC 94127

(the top photo shows the 3-disk set. the three smaller photos are the covers of the individual series DVDs



Doctor in the House set (Canadian VHS) 


NTSC Canadian Release
BFS Video 95187.
Released 2000. 150 minutes

This set contains the first six episodes of the first series of Doctor in the House on three VHS tapes (the individual tape numbers are 95188, 95189, and 95190) in a cardboard slipcase. This collection is included here because the slipcase and the individual tape boxes have a banner reading “From the Writers of Monty Python and The Goodies – John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie”

Doctor On The Box: The Complete Series


PAL Region 2.  20 DVDs
Released 10 November 2008. 3425 minutes

Includes every episode from each of the fiveDoctor television series Doctor in the House, Doctor at Large, Doctor in Charge, Doctor at Sea and Doctor On the Go.



Astronauts (DVD) 


PAL Region X DVD
Network 7953507
Released 2012.  325 min

This series was written by Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie.



I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue (UK DVD)


PAL Region 2. 1 disk.
2 Entertain Video – BBCDVD2869
Released November 10, 2008. 106 minutes

A live recording of the I'm Sorry I Haven\t A Clue tour, recorded at the Lowry Centre in Salford on April 6, 2008. Chairman Humphrey Lyttelton, leads Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, and Jeremy Hardy through a series of favorite Clue rounds with the assistance of pianist Colin Sell and producer Jon Naismith. You've heard the show, now see the teams in action playing such rounds as One Song to the Tune of Another, Sound Charades, Mornington Crescent, Swanee Kazoo and others.

The DVD also includes specially filmed interviews with the show regulars.

A half hour edit of this recording was broadcast on BBC4 on September 13, 2008.




Two Old Farts in the Night (VHS) 


PAL format
4 Front Video 
Released July 15, 1996. 95 minutes

Barry Cryer & Willie Rushton filmed live on tour at the Hackney Empire.