Hancock – In His Own Words

In 1960, Tony Hancock was interviewed by John Freeman for the BBC's Face To Face.  This was a series of in depth interviews.  In the week leading up to the 60th anniversary of the first broadcast of Hancock's H...

BBC Name The Date For Hancock’s Return

BBC Radio 4 present, The Missing Hancocks Earlier this year we and other media reported that the BBC were to re-record five episodes of Hancock's Half Hour, the radio show to celebrate sixty years since it's f...

Hancock Goes Blue ?

Well not quite, on Monday May 12th 2014, the day that would have been his 90th birthday, an English Heritage Blue Plaque has been unveiled by his legendary scriptwriters Ray Galton and Alan Simpson honouring th...

Hancock’s Half Hour Returning To TV Screens

We seem to go on and on about some of the vintage classics that get pushed aside because their in black and white.  If they'd done this years ago I would never have seen Hanock's Half Hour.  Sunday afternoons i...

Missing Hancocks To Get A Revival

Between 1954 and 1959, one hundred and three episodes of the classic Hancock's Half Hour radio show were broadcast on the BBC.  Of these twenty are missing. To celebrate 60 years since Ray Galton and Alan Si...