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

Hancock's Half Hour

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Light Programme
  • 1954 - 1959
  • 107 episodes (6 series)

Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock is a loser whose plans and aspirations are continually ruined by bad luck, Sidney Balmoral James or, more often than not, by his own pomposity and ambition. Stars Tony Hancock, Bill Kerr, Sid James, Moira Lister, Kenneth Williams and more.

  • Series 6, Episode 6 repeated tomorrow at 8am on Radio 4 Extra

Hancock's Half Hour Collectibles - Volume One

This is a fascinating collection of rare and remastered radio material starring Tony Hancock, Sid James and others.

This first volume features The Horror Serial, a never-before-released radio episode of Hancock's Half Hour from 1959, and remastered versions of The Blackboard Jungle, The Student Prince and The Test Match.

Also included are previously unreleased editions of Variety Bandbox, Calling All Forces and Educating Archie, all featuring Tony Hancock, and a host of rare archive interviews with the lad himself. From 1964, 'Ancock's Anthology finds Tony Hancock interviewing Stirling Moss.

This collection is a must for fans of Tony Hancock and Hancock's Half Hour.

First released: Thursday 2nd November 2017

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