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Hancock. Tony Hancock (Tony Hancock)
Hancock

Hancock (1963)

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1963
  • 13 episodes (1 series)

Tony Hancock stars in a series of comical misadventures often sparked by his observations people-watching on a street corner.

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Series 1, Episode 1 - The Assistant

Hancock. Image shows from L to R: Tony Hancock (Tony Hancock), Owen Bowen (Kenneth Griffith)
Tony makes a bet that he can do just as good a day's work in a local department store as any of its long-term staff.

Notes

Seventh episode to be recorded.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 3rd January 1963
Time
8:30pm
Channel
ITV1
Length
30 minutes
Recorded
  • Friday 14th December 1962, 19:10 at ATV Elstree

Cast & crew

Cast
Tony Hancock Tony Hancock
Guest cast
Kenneth Griffith Owen Bowen
Martita Hunt Mrs Hart
Patrick Cargill Mr Stone
Mario Fabrizi Uncle Bunny
Annie Leake Edna
Jennifer Tippet Window Dresser
Adrienne Posta (as Adrienne Poster) Little Girl
Rory Macdermot (as Rory MacDermot) Workman
Alex Farrell Workman
Maisie Grant Supporting Artist (Extra)
Charlton Julian Supporting Artist (Extra)
Douglas Grant Supporting Artist (Extra)
Alice Greenwood Supporting Artist (Extra)
Vicki Gate Supporting Artist (Extra)
Sheila Knight Supporting Artist (Extra)
Cara Stevens Supporting Artist (Extra)
Barbara Howard Supporting Artist (Extra)
Stella Maris Supporting Artist (Extra)
Laurence Hepworth Supporting Artist (Extra)
Geoff Shang Supporting Artist (Extra)
Gordon Lang Supporting Artist (Extra)
Ivor Kimmel Supporting Artist (Extra)
Donald James Supporting Artist (Extra)
John Simpson Supporting Artist (Extra)
Alf Mangan Supporting Artist (Extra)
Writing team
Terry Nation Writer
Ray Alan (as Ray Whyberd) Story
Production team
Alan Tarrant Director
Alan Tarrant Producer
Tony Hancock Executive Producer
Richard Lake Production Designer

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