Tony Hancock

Tony Hancock was a Birmingham-born, Bournemouth-raised English comedian and comic actor who built a career on the London stage and BBC radio in the years immediately following the Second World War, before shooting to stardom as one of the country's most-loved comics in his own hit radio - and later TV - sitcom, Hancock's Half Hour.

Year Production Role
2023 Great Lives - Hattie Jacques Self (Archive Material)
2023 Tony Hancock: Very Nearly An Armful Self (Archive Material)
2022 The Norwegian Hancock Self (Archive Material)
2020 Great Lives - Kenneth Williams Self (Archive Material)
2018 The Day Off Development Writer (Additional Material)
2018 The Undiscovered Tony Hancock Self (Archive Material)
2018 When Comedy Goes Horribly Wrong Self (Archive Material)
2015 The Essay: British Film Comedians Subject
2014 Tears Of A Clown Self (Archive Material)
2014 Tony Hancock: The Live Broadcasts Self (Archive Material)
2013 My Hero: Ben Miller On Tony Hancock Self (Archive Material)
2013 Tony Hancock: From Bournemouth To East Cheam Self (Archive Material)
2013 Radio 2's History Of British Comedy
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Self (Archive Material)
2012 The New Elizabethans: Tony Hancock Self (Archive Material)
2011 My Favourite Joke
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Self (Archive Material)
2009 Very Nearly An Armful - The Galton & Simpson Story Self (Archive Material)
2007 Larry Stephens: The Man Who Never Was Self (Archive Material)
2005 The Unknown Hancock Self (Archive Material)
2005 The Comedians' Comedian Self (Archive Material)
2004 Stone Me, What A Life! Self (Archive Material)
2004 Hancock's Helpers Self (Archive Material)
2002 Six Characters In Search Of An Answer - Series 1
  1. E4 - Hancock
Self (Archive Material)
1999 H-H-H-Happy Birthday Hancock Self (Archive Material)
1984 Briers On Hancock Self (Archive Material)
1971 A Story Of Our Time: What Happened To Hancock? Self (Archive Material)
1967 Hancock's Swinging Tony Hancock
1966 Hancock At The Royal Festival Hall Writer
1966 Hancock At The Royal Festival Hall Host / Presenter
1966 The Blackpool Show - Series 1 Host / Presenter
1966 The Wrong Box Detective
1965 Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines Harry Popperwell
1963 Hancock
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  1. E1 - The Assistant
  2. E2 - The Eye-Witness
  3. E3 - Shooting Star
  4. E4 - The Girl
  5. E5 - The Man On The Corner
  6. E6 - The Memory Test
  7. E7 - The Early Call
  8. E8 - The Craftsman
  9. E9 - The Night Out
  10. E10 - The Politician
  11. E11 - The Reporter
  12. E12 - The Writer
  13. E13 - The Escort
Executive Producer
1963 Hancock
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  1. E1 - The Assistant
  2. E2 - The Eye-Witness
  3. E3 - Shooting Star
  4. E4 - The Girl
  5. E5 - The Man On The Corner
  6. E6 - The Memory Test
  7. E7 - The Early Call
  8. E8 - The Craftsman
  9. E9 - The Night Out
  10. E10 - The Politician
  11. E11 - The Reporter
  12. E12 - The Writer
  13. E13 - The Escort
Tony Hancock
1962 The Punch And Judy Man Story
1962 The Punch And Judy Man Writer
1962 The Punch And Judy Man Wally Pinner
1961 Hancock's Half Hour - Hancock
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  1. E1 - The Bedsitter
  2. E2 - The Bowmans
  3. E3 - The Radio Ham
  4. E4 - The Lift
  5. E5 - The Blood Donor
  6. E6 - The Succession - Son And Heir
Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1961 The Rebel Story
1961 The Rebel Anthony Hancock
1960 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 6
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  1. E1 - The Cold
  2. E2 - The Missing Page
  3. E3 - The Emigrant
  4. E4 - The Reunion Party
  5. E5 - Sid In Love
  6. E6 - The Babysitters
  7. E7 - The Ladies' Man
  8. E8 - The Photographer
  9. E9 - The East Cheam Centenary
  10. E10 - The Poison Pen Letters
Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1959 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 5
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  1. E1 - The Economy Drive
  2. E2 - The Two Murderers
  3. E3 - Lord Byron Lived Here
  4. E4 - Twelve Angry Men
  5. E5 - The Train Journey
  6. E6 - The Cruise
  7. E7 - The Big Night
  8. E8 - The Tycoon
  9. E9 - Spanish Interlude
  10. E10 - Football Pools
Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1958 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 4
  1. E2 - Underpaid! Or, Grandad's SOS
Tony's Grandfather (Voice)
1958 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 4
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  1. E1 - Ericson The Viking
  2. E2 - Underpaid! Or, Grandad's SOS
  3. E3 - The Set That Failed
  4. E4 - The New Nose
  5. E5 - The Flight Of The Red Shadow
  6. E6 - The Horror Serial
  7. E7 - The Italian Maid
  8. E8 - Matrimony - Almost
  9. E9 - The Beauty Contest
  10. E10 - The Wrong Man
  11. E11 - The Oak Tree
  12. E12 - The Knighthood
Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1957 Hancock's Forty-Three Minutes Host / Presenter
1957 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 3
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  1. E1 - The Continental Holiday
  2. E2 - The Great Detective
  3. E3 - The Amusement Arcade
  4. E4 - A Holiday In Scotland
  5. E5 - Air Steward Hancock: The Last Of The Many
  6. E6 - The Regimental Reunion
  7. E7 - The Adopted Family
  8. E8 - The Elocution Teacher
  9. E9 - The Lawyer: The Crown v Sidney James
  10. E10 - Competitions: How To Win Money And Influence People
  11. E11 - There's An Airfield At The Bottom Of My Garden
  12. Special - Hancock's Forty-Three Minutes
Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1957 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 2
  1. E3 - The Russian Prince
Prince Nicolai
1957 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 2
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  1. E1 - The Alpine Holiday
  2. E2 - Lady Chatterley's Revenge
  3. E4 - The New Neighbour
  4. E5 - The Pianist
  5. E6 - The Auction
Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1956 The Tony Hancock Show - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Weather Or Not
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Various
1956 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 1
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  1. E1 - The First TV Show
  2. E2 - The Artist
  3. E3 - The Dancer
  4. E4 - The Bequest
  5. E5 - The Radio Show
  6. E6 - The Chef That Died Of Shame
Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
1956 The Tony Hancock Show - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Various
1955 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 3
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  1. E10 - The Trial Of Father Christmas
  2. E11 - Cinderella Hancock
  3. E20 - The Test Match
Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock II
1955 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 2
  1. E6 - The Chef That Died Of Shame
Percois Egance/Percy Higgins
1955 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 2
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  1. E4 - A Visit To Swansea
  2. E9 - The Television Set
  3. E10 - The Three Sons
Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock II
1954 Orders Are Orders Lt. Wilfred Cartroad
1954 Hancock's Half Hour - Series 1
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  1. E1 - The First Night Party
  2. E2 - The Diamond Ring
  3. E3 - The Idol
  4. E4 - The Boxing Champion
  5. E6 - The New Car
  6. E10 - Cinderella Hancock
  7. E11 - A Trip To France
  8. E12 - The Monte Carlo Rally
  9. E13 - A House On The Cliff
  10. E15 - The Marriage Bureau
Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock II
1951 Educating Archie - Series 2 Tutor
1949 Variety Bandbox
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Self
1941 A La Carte (as Tony J. Hancock)
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Self

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Tony Hancock on IMDb

Born
Monday 12th May 1924
Died
Tuesday 25th June 1968 (aged 44)
Full name
Anthony John Hancock
Nationality
English
BAFTA Television Awards 1959
Best Light Entertainment Artist (Winner)
BAFTA Television Awards 1957
Best Light Entertainment Artist (Winner)
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