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Hancock's Half Hour, Series 2

AuthorRay Galton, Alan Simpson

NarratorTony Hancock Et Al

SeriesHancock's Half Hour, Book 2

Duration2h 2m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, British Radio Sitcoms and Sketch Shows

PublisherBBC Audiobooks

VersionUnabridged

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Four classic BBC Radio episodes from the comic genius of Tony Hancock: The Scandal Magazine, Last of the McHancocks, The Sleepless Night, Fred's Pie Stall. Tony Hancock's premature death, in 1968 at the age of 44, deprived the entertainment world of perhaps the greatest post-war comedian to have emerged from this country. It makes his 80 hours of material originally broadcast by the BBC on radio and television between 1954 and 1961 seem all the more priceless and rare. With his impeccable timing and brilliantly subtle shifts in intonation, he could create sound pictures that bore the unmistakeable hallmark of a genius. Supported by Galton and Simpson's marvellous scripts and by Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Hattie Jacques, Bill Kerr and the rest of the studio cast, the work of Tony Hancock lives on.

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