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 ...
another factory audience gather for an edition of the BBC Radio comedy variety show workers' playtime

Workers Playtime, 1941

This year we are gong to run a series of posts under the heading: '70 years of Great British Entertainment'.  Prior to running the first posts we thought we's go back to around the time of World War 2 and just ...

The Punch And Judy Man, 1963

In their interview Ray Galton and Alan Simpson told us they had a three picture deal with Tony Hancock.  The first - The Rebel, was a huge success, the scriptwriters submitted an idea for a second which was rej...

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...