Tony Hancock

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BBC to broadcast lost episode of Hancock’s Half Hour
The radio show, which has not been repeated since first airing in 1955, will be played on Radio 4 on 18 October

Nadeem Badshah

29, Sep, 2022 @10:47 PM

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Tony Hancock inspired Dougal the dog | Brief letters
Brief letters: The Magic Roundabout | Country diary | Bad taste menus | Outlaws and in-laws | Hoping for Henry

11, Sep, 2022 @3:45 PM

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Joan Le Mesurier obituary
Other lives: Former fairground worker who married the actor John Le Mesurier and later ran a guest house in Spain

Mark Olden

20, Jul, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Hancock's Half Hour reminds us what once united Britain: laughing at each other | Zoe Williams
In the 1950s radio comedy, implacable differences of opinion just create a society full of people it’s enjoyable to laugh at, says Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

26, Dec, 2020 @12:00 PM

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All by themselves: the best monologues in TV history
With Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads on its way back to our screens, here’s a list of TV’s greatest solo rambles, from Dot Cotton to the Doctor, Hancock to Harriet Tubman

Steve O'Brien

22, Jun, 2020 @12:03 PM

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Top 10 books about comedy | Louis Barfe
Ken Dodd’s biographer picks his zingers from the literature of laughter-giving

Louis Barfe

04, Dec, 2019 @1:03 PM

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