The Tony Hancock Show. Tony Hancock. Copyright: Jack Hylton Productions
The Tony Hancock Show

The Tony Hancock Show

  • TV sketch show
  • ITV
  • 1956 - 1957
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Comedy sketch series starring comedian Tony Hancock in his first television programme. Also features June Whitfield, Clive Dunn and John Vere.

The Tony Hancock Show. Tony Hancock. Copyright: Jack Hylton Productions

Key details

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
1956 - 1957
Channels
ITV
Episodes
12 (2 series)
Stars
Tony Hancock, June Whitfield, Clive Dunn and John Vere
Writers
Eric Sykes, Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Directors
Kenneth Carter and Eric Fawcett
Producer
Eric Fawcett
Companies

The much-loved comedian of Hancock's Half Hour and Educating Archie fame, Tony Hancock, stars in his own first television series, a mix of witty comedy sketches with support from the likes of June Whitfield, Clive Dunn and Sam Kydd.

Additional details

Also known as
  • Jack Hylton Presents The Tony Hancock Show
Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Black and white

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 27th April 1956 at 8:30pm on ITV

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