Hancock's Half Hour archive

Author Ray Galton. Author Alan Simpson.

Archive listings for Hancock's Half Hour

Work type: Play.

T0253402053 (TOUR18/19)

In 1954, Tony Hancock burst onto the airwaves of the BBC Light Programme with a comedy show unlike anything the British public had heard before. Playing a less successful version of himself and surrounded by a cast of fellow comedy greats including Sid James, Hattie Jacques and Kenneth Williams, Hancock's Half Hour was one of the first programmes in the genre we now know as sitcom. So come and take a trip to 23 Railway Cuttings, East Cheam to join "the lad himself" and his motley crew for three classic episodes of this hilarious show.Performer James Hurn (Tony Hancock). Performer Colin Elmer (Kenneth Williams).
7 Apr 19Leicester Square Theatre, Inner London :: V0148424484
listing details L1551570096
1 Apr 19Kings Theatre Portsmouth, Southsea :: V780
listing details L0397109675
31 Mar 19Royal Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne :: V666
listing details L0896078214
24 Mar 19Theatre Royal, Winchester :: V782
listing details L01513002367
20 Mar 19Churchill Theatre, Bromley :: V302
listing details L01970167415
18 Mar 19 to 19 Mar 19Theatre Royal, Windsor :: V742
listing details L093383568
15 Mar 19Grand Opera House, York :: V957
listing details L0733263325
10 Mar 19Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone :: V680
listing details L1358865540
8 Mar 19 to 9 Mar 19Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke :: V764
listing details L01787073588
6 Mar 19Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham :: V140
listing details L574473058
5 Mar 19Victoria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent :: V169339333
listing details L0577027098
3 Mar 19Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury :: V1452754579
listing details L1604677857
24 Feb 19The Hexagon, Reading :: V734
listing details L0880719777
19 Feb 19 to 21 Feb 19The Blakehay, Weston-super-Mare :: V01754281771
listing details L820115549
7 Feb 19Theatre Royal, Brighton :: V657
listing details L555883167
28 Jan 19Richmond Theatre, Outer London :: V327
listing details L1902388561
31 Jan 09 to 2 Feb 19Playhouse, Salisbury :: V923
listing details L1582024740

One Man, Many Voices - T02026173931

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Hancock's half hour, written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, James Hurn - a talented actor and impressionist - will be performing two great episodes of Hancock's half hour, voicing the entire cast. These are: Sunday afternoon at home - Bored and miserable at home, the lad from East Cheam tries to decide what to do. Despite the suggestions from his friends and neighbours Hancock and chums find it very hard to pass the time on a wet dreary Sunday afternoon. The 13th of the series - The lad gets triskaidekaphobic over the recording of the show between numbers 12 and 14. So with the threat of his contract being in jeopardy Hancock must call upon the aid of the spirits and omens to get him through this difficult time. Sidney James however sees this as a great opportunity to make some fast cash. James will be performing this in the style of a radio performance in front of a live audience, bringing to life the classic days of radio comedy. The original recordings were performed by Tony Hancock, Sidney James, Hattie Jacques, Bill Kerr and Kenneth Williams. With a fabulous array of colourful characters James Hurn is one man, many voices.Performer James Hurn.
12 Mar 17Leicester Square Theatre, Inner London :: V0148424484
listing details L1162896867
11 Nov 16Acorn Arts Centre, Penzance :: V1747286290
listing details L1824744771
20 Jun 16 to 25 Jun 16The Lion and Unicorn Theatre, Inner London :: V219
listing details L1672673103

Other listings

18 Nov 17Wharf Theatre, Devizes :: V929
listing details L524754073
16 Mar 17Darwen Library Theatre, Darwen :: V1588247755
listing details L865241121

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