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 1, Episode 11 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Wednesday at 8am.

Trivia

None of the episodes were originally given titles: writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson kept informal names in their own records. The generally accepted/used titles, which we have recorded, are a mix of these and slightly more descriptive titles, often invented by the Radio Times.