Hancock's Half Hour

Episodes

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Broadcast
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05The Holiday Camp1955051720210623 (BBC7)Sid hires the Lad to run his new venture, but then he discovers a surprise next door.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Bill Kerr, Sidney James. Andree Melly, Kenneth Williams and Denis Wilson.

Announcer: Kenneth Williams

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1955.

0114The Sheik1955020120210609 (BBC7)The lad signs to Sid's new studio, but filming doesn't quite go to plan.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Moira Lister, Bill Kerr, Sidney James and Kenneth Williams.

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1955.

The lad signs up to Sid's new studio, but filming doesn't quite go to plan.

0116The End Of The Series1955021520210616 (BBC7)The lad himself and the gang reminisce over how they first all first met.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Moira Lister, Bill Kerr, Sidney James and Kenneth Williams.

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Augmented Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1955.

The cast reminisce over how they all first met.

0205The Holiday Camp1955051720210623 (BBC7)Sid hires the lad to run his new venture, but then he discovers a surprise next door.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Bill Kerr, Sidney James. Andree Melly, Kenneth Williams and Denis Wilson.

Announcer: Kenneth Williams

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1955.

0206The Chef That Died Of Shame1955052420210630 (BBC7)The regular Hancock's cast play different characters - in the rise and fall saga of a pie-stall cook, Percy Higgins.

Starring Tony Hancock, Bill Kerr, Sidney James. Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams.

Announcer: Kenneth Williams

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1955.

The regular cast play different characters in the rise-and-fall saga of a pie-stall cook.

The regular Hancock cast play different characters - in the rise and fall saga of a pie-stall cook, Percy Higgins.

With Bill Kerr, Sidney James. Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams.

Hancock's regular cast play different characters in the rise-and-fall of a pie-stall cook.

0208The Rail Strike1955060720210707 (BBC7)The lad gets a green signal to outwit a rail strike, but a bumpy ride lies ahead.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Bill Kerr, Sidney James, Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams.

Announcer: Kenneth Williams

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1955.

The lad gets a green signal, but a bumpy ride lies ahead.

0209The Television Set1955061420210714 (BBC7)Living in the only house in Railway Cuttings without a telly, the lad takes action.

Starring Tony Hancock, Bill Kerr, Sidney James, Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams.

Announcer: Kenneth Williams

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1955.

Living in the only house in Railway Cuttings without a TV, the lad takes action.

0211The Marrow Contest1955062820210721 (BBC7)The green-fingered lad takes on the authorities to save his pride and joy.

Starring Tony Hancock, Bill Kerr, Sidney James. Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams.

Announcer: Kenneth Williams

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1955.

0301The Pet Dog1955101920210728 (BBC7)The lad buys Andree a puppy for her birthday, but to his alarm - it won't stop growing!

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Bill Kerr, Sidney James, Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams.

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1955.

The lad buys Andree a puppy for her birthday, but to his alarm it won't stop growing.

0302The Jewel Robbery1955102620210804 (BBC7)The lad's getting a new car, so Sid makes the most of the opportunity.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Bill Kerr, Sidney James. Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams.

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1955.

The lad is getting a new car, so Sid makes the most of the opportunity.

0303The Bequest1955110220210811 (BBC7)The Lad is set to inherit a fortune, but only if he can find a wife!

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Bill Kerr, Sidney James, Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams.

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1955.

The Lad is set to inherit a fortune, but only if he can find a wife. From 1955.

0306The Blackboard Jungle1955112320210818 (BBC7)The lad is a young master in a school full of juvenile delinquents. A parody of the controversial 1955 movie of the same name.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Bill Kerr, Sidney James, Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams.

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

Recovered episode first broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1955.

The lad becomes a young schoolmaster in a school full of juvenile delinquents.

0313Hancock's Hair1956011120210825 (BBC7)Paranoid over going bald, the Lad pays a visit to Maison James

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Bill Kerr, Sidney James, Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams.

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1956.

Paranoid over going bald, the Lad pays a visit to Maison James.

0314The Student Prince1956011820210901 (BBC7)The lad is lured to Moravia as an unknowing decoy for the endangered Crown Prince.

Starring Tony Hancock

With Bill Kerr, Sidney James, Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams.

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1956.

0318The Greyhound Track1956021520210908 (BBC7)Sid wants the lad evicted, so he reopens a public footpath through his country mansion.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Bill Kerr, Sidney James, Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams.

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1956.

0319The Conjurer1956022220210915 (BBC7)The lad takes up conjuring and is booked for Dartmoor Prison - unaware of Sid's plan.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Bill Kerr, Sidney James, Andree Melly and Kenneth Williams.

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music composed by Wally Stott. Recorded by the BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.

Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1956.

The lad takes up conjuring and is booked for Dartmoor Prison, unaware of Sid's plan.