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The Unknown Hancock

The Unknown Hancock

  • TV documentary
  • BBC Two
  • 2005
  • 1 episode

A unique insight into one of the most masterful clowns of the modern age, Tony Hancock. Features Peter McInnes, Graham Stark, Derek Scott, Sidi Scott, Ray Galton and more.

Key details

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2005
Channels
BBC Two
Episodes
1
Features
Peter McInnes, Graham Stark, Derek Scott, Sidi Scott, Ray Galton, Alan Simpson, Stephen Frears, Pete Doherty and more
Director
Ashtar Alkhirsan
Producers
Ashtar Alkhirsan, Karen Steyn and Tim Hancock
Companies

A unique insight into one of the most masterful clowns of the modern age, Tony Hancock. He came to represent the hopes, dreams and frustrations of the average man, but in private he was complex and troubled. Includes contributions from friends and colleagues.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
Music by The Bees.

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 26th December 2005 at 9pm on BBC Two
Episode length
90 minutes
All previous repeats
  • Saturday 19th February 2011 at 7:30pm on BBC2

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