Tony Hancock

1924 - 1968




Comedian Tony Hancock worked his way from London’s notorious Windmill Theatre through radio shows such as Workers’ Playtime, Variety Bandbox and Educating Archie to the ground-breaking Hancock’s Half Hour.

His character of Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock caught the mood of mid-fifties Britain, so much so that even his address implanted itself in the public’s imagination.

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Tony Hancock & Hattie Jaques – Hancock’s Half Hour – BBC

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Tony Hancock & Kenneth Williams – Hancock’s Half Hour – BBC

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Tony Hancock – Royal Variety Performance – 1952

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Tony Hancock – Interviewed on Radio Newsreel – BBC – 1961

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