Hancock's Half Hour. Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock (Tony Hancock). Copyright: BBC.

Hancock's Half Hour

BBC One sitcom about a pompous buffoon. 63 episodes (7 series), 1956 - 1961. Stars Tony Hancock, Sid James, Kenneth Williams, James Bulloch and others.

Hancock's Half Hour - Volume Two

Hancock's Half Hour - Volume Two

Tony Hancock stars with Sid James as the irrepressible tenant of 23 Railway Cuttings, East Cheam.

Hancock's Half-Hour is the yardstick against which all subsequent British sitcoms have been measured, the vast majority failing to size up to its extremely high standards. Based on his famous radio show of the same name, the TV run consolidated Tony Hancock's standing as Britain's leading comic of the day; the entertainer providing ample proof that his wonderfully flexible face could be as expressive as his dextrous radio voice.

This release includes the 5 existing episodes from Series 4:

1. Ericson The Viking
3. The Set That Failed
4. The New Nose
11. The Oak Tree
12. The Knighthood

First released: Monday 8th August 2005

  • Distributor: 2 Entertain
  • Region: 2
  • Discs: 1
  • Catalogue: BBCDVD1752

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