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

The Undiscovered Tony Hancock

Sky Arts documentary about Tony Hancock. 1 episode in 2018. Features Victor Lewis-Smith and Tony Hancock.

Brand new comedy. Due to be broadcast on Thursday on Sky Arts at 10pm.
The programme is repeated on Monday 24th December at 12:30am.

The Undiscovered Tony Hancock

Victor Lewis-Smith looks at the life and work of Tony Hancock

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Victor Lewis-Smith and Tony Hancock

The life and career of Tony Hancock comes under the microscope in this revealing film produced by critic and filmmaker Victor Lewis-Smith.

The programme features interviews with friends and family members and previously unseen diary entries, letters and photographs that shed new light on the celebrated work and sometimes troubled lives of this comedy great.

The programme looks beyond Hancock's Half Hour to reveal a man who had his inner demons and was taken from us too soon.

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