Comedy drama about the latter years of comedy legend Tony Hancock, focusing on his career decline and suicide
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.
- Also known as
- Screen One: Hancock (Other official name)
- 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