Hancock. Tony Hancock (Alfred Molina).

Hancock (1991)

BBC One comedy drama about Tony Hancock. 1 episode in 1991. Stars Alfred Molina.

Hancock

Comedy drama about the latter years of comedy legend Tony Hancock, focusing on his career decline and suicide

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1991
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
1
Star
Alfred Molina
Director
Tony Smith

Drama detailing the last eight years of comedy actor Tony Hancock's life, encompassing the airing of the most famous of his Hancock's Half Hour episodes, The Blood Donor, and leading to his untimely death in June 1968.

It is argued that his refusal to accept the limitations of his own genius destroyed his two marriages and led to the 44-year-old's suicide in a Sydney flat.

Production Details

Also known as
  • Screen One: Hancock (Other official name)

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 1st September 1991 on BBC One at 9:25pm
Episode length
120 minutes
Last repeat
Thursday 11th March 2021 at 9:00pm on BBC4

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