Hancock's Half Hour. Image shows from L to R: Sidney James (Sid James), Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock (Tony Hancock), Bill Kerr (Bill Kerr).

Hancock's Half Hour

BBC Light Programme sitcom about a pompous fool. 107 episodes (6 series), 1954 - 1959. Stars Tony Hancock, Bill Kerr, Sid James, Moira Lister and others.

Series 6, Episode 14 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Wednesday at 8am.

Cast & Crew

Main cast
Tony Hancock Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
Bill Kerr Bill Kerr
Sid James Sidney James
Moira Lister Moira Lister (Series 1)
Kenneth Williams Various
Andrée Melly Andrée Melly (Series 2-3)
Hattie Jacques Griselda Pugh (Series 4-5)
Alan Simpson Ensemble Actor (Series 1-3)
Writing team
Ray Galton Writer
Alan Simpson Writer
Production team
Dennis Main Wilson Producer (Series 1-4)
Tom Ronald Producer (Series 5-6)
Pat Dixon Producer (Series 5)

Supporters and subscribers get more

Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers.

  • BCG Pro business users can see additional crew credits  
    If you join BCG Pro business, you can see Composer credits.

Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

Already a donor or Pro user?