Title Card from tony hancock's final comedy series hancock down under

Tony’s Last Half Hour..

Hancock Down Under -1968 After failing to re-spark his career after the break with Galton and Simpson in 1961, Tony Hancock found himself in Australia after being contracted to make  a 13-part series, Hancock ...

Hancock’s Last Eight Years

Screen One, Hancock, 1991 Screen One was a BBC series of unrelated one off TV movies.  In 1991 the subject was Tony Hancock.Whist the episode made good TV it came in for some harsh criticism for some of it...

Hancock And Joan

Hancock And Joan, 2008 First shown in 2008 as part of the BBC's Curse Of Comedy series, Hancock and Joan was nominated in three categories at the 2009 British Academy Television Awards: best actor for Ken Stot...

Re-Making Dad’s Army, Vandalism?

Dad's Army, Remake branded "cultural vandalism" We Ask, Bring Them back Or Leave Them Junked?UKTV Gold has re-made three missing episodes of Dad's Army that are due to be screened later this month on GOLD ...

The Blackpool Show

The Blackpool Show, 1966 Continuing our look back at some of the less well remembered work of Tony Hancock.The Blackpool Show was Hancock's penultimate series for ITV and offered him a complete departure f...

Hancock’s

Hancock's, 1967 No it's not Hancock's Half Hour but a complete departure for the comic as he gets his own variety show.Tony Hancock had split from his successful writing partnership with Ray Galton and Ala...
motecambe and wise with des o'connor

They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To

Some Of Our Favourite TV Comedy Moments There are moments of television comedy that are just pure gold.  Classic moments from classic artists that will never be forgotten.  Here's a selection of some of those ...