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.
Lost episodes of the legendary radio sitcom Hancock's Half Hour re-recorded with a new cast.
Sidney Balmoral James is a quick-witted gambler with an eye for making a fast buck, more often than not involving his friends.
Series recreating episodes from legendary comedy series that are now missing believed wiped.
Stephen Merchant celebrates the writing partnership of Ray Galton and Alan Simpson in this Radio 2 documentary.
Sitcom set in a 1947 tuberculosis sanatorium, based on the meeting of comedy-writing powerhouse team Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
Comedian Ben Miller explores the work of one of his greatest inspirations, sitcom legend Tony Hancock.
Documentary looking back at Tony Hancock's career, through which many television programmes were broadcast live.
Play imagining behind-the-scenes as Willie Rushton brings Tony Hancock's ashes back to Britain.
Albert Steptoe and his son Harold run a rag and bone business. Harold wants to move on in the world and leave home but his plans are always thwarted.
Radio adaptation of Galton & Simpson's hit TV sitcom about a father and son rag-and-bone man team.
Disaster looms when restless rag-and-bone man Harold Steptoe decides to get married - against his father's wishes.
The rag-and-bone business is in trouble and Harold is convinced that Albert must die so that he can collect the old man's life insurance.
1958 Sketch Show
Christmas special entertainment programme playing on the success of Hancock's Half Hour, featuring Tony hosting his own variety-type show.
Henry Duckworth would never have imagined that he would be trapped in a cable car with a German couple when he set off on his Alpine holiday.