Documentary to mark 50 years of Hancock's Half Hour on the radio, exploring the cast of the shows and Tony's relationships with them
- BBC Radio 4
- Russell Davies
- Libby Cross
Fifty years ago, the first episode of Hancock was broadcast on radio. Few realised then that the adventures of Tony Hancock and his chums would become such a massive, lasting success. Russell Davies explores the on- and off-air relationships between Tony and his "helpers", Kenneth Williams, Bill Kerr, Sid James and Hattie Jacques among them.
With archive and new interviews, and clips from the shows.
- First broadcast
- Tuesday 2nd November 2004 on BBC Radio 4 at 11:30am
- Episode length
- 30 minutes
- Last repeat
- Monday 25th June 2012 at 2:30am on Radio 4 Extra