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    • Hancock’s Half Hour: Series 3

    • Ten episodes of the classic BBC Radio comedy series
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: full cast, Tony Hancock, Sid James
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Tony Hancock stars with Sid James and Kenneth Williams in the legendary BBC Radio comedy series. Created by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson in 1954, Hancock’s Half Hour was the radio vehicle that made Tony Hancock a household name. Each week listeners would be admitted to the sometimes fantastical, sometimes mundane life of “the lad 'imself”.

    Regular price: $20.66

    • Hancock's Half Hour

    • Complete Series One & Two
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Tony Hancock, Sid James, Full Cast
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Tony Hancock stars with Sid James and Kenneth Williams in the legendary BBC Radio comedy series. Created by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson in 1954, Hancock’s Half Hour was the radio vehicle that made Tony Hancock a household name. Each week listeners would be admitted to the sometimes fantastical, sometimes mundane life of “the lad ‘imself”. Aided and abetted by Sid James, Andrée Melly, Bill Kerr, and Kenneth Williams, Hancock would enter into the spirit of each episode with characteristic dolefulness.

    Regular price: $20.66

    • The Missing Hancocks:

    • Five new recordings of classic 'lost' scripts
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Kevin McNally, Full Cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Kevin McNally stars in five brand new recordings of original Hancock's Half Hour scripts by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.Whilst Hancock's Half Hour was an enormously popular radio sitcom in the 1950s, many of the episodes were not retained in the BBC Sound Archive and are believed to be lost. Now, five of them have been recreated by BBC Radio 4, with Kevin McNally taking the role made famous by Tony Hancock. Among the supporting cast are Simon Grenall, Kevin Eldon and Robin Sebastian.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • H...h...h...Hancock

    • By Jessica on 04-09-17

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Hancock's Half Hour: Series 5

    • 20 episodes of the classic BBC Radio comedy series
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Sid James, Tony Hancock
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    The complete fifth series of the legendary BBC Radio comedy series starring Tony Hancock. Created by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson in 1954, Hancock's Half Hour was the radio vehicle that made Tony Hancock a household name. Each week listeners would be admitted to the sometimes fantastical, sometimes mundane life of 'the lad 'imself'. Aided and abetted by Sid James, Bill Kerr, Kenneth Williams and Hattie Jacques, Hancock would enter into the spirit of each episode with characteristic dolefulness.

    Regular price: $22.71

    • Hancock's Half Hour Collectibles: Volume 1

    • Rarities from the BBC Radio Archive
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: full cast, Sid James, Tony Hancock
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    A fascinating collection of rare and remastered broadcast material starring Tony Hancock, Sid James and others. This first volume features the recently discovered soundtrack of 'The Horror Serial', a television episode of Hancock's Half Hour from 1959, plus remastered versions of the following radio shows: 'The Blackboard Jungle', 'The Student Prince' and 'The Test Match'. Also included are previously unreleased editions of 'Variety Bandbox', 'Calling All Forces' and 'Educating Archie'.

    Regular price: $25.58

    • Hancock

    • The Blood Donor, The Radio Ham, and more
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    "A pint? That's very nearly an armful!" This classic line has echoed through the halls of comedy legend since it was first uttered by Anthony Aloycious Hancock in "The Blood Donor". Now the original soundtrack from that famous episode is collected together with three others from the same series (Hancock's last for BBC TV) featuring a guest cast including Michael Aspel, Patrick Cargill, June Whitfield, Frank Thornton, and Hugh Lloyd.

    Regular price: $12.40

    • Hancock's Half Hour: Series 4

    • 20 episodes of the classic BBC Radio comedy series
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: full cast, Sid James, Tony Hancock
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    The fourth series of the legendary BBC Radio comedy series starring Tony Hancock. Created by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson in 1954, Hancock's Half Hour was the radio vehicle that made Tony Hancock a household name. Each week listeners would be admitted to the sometimes fantastical, sometimes mundane life of "the lad 'imself". Aided and abetted by Sid James, Bill Kerr Kenneth Williams and Hattie Jacques, Hancock would enter into the spirit of each episode with characteristic dolefulness.

    Regular price: $22.73

    • Steptoe & Son: The BBC Radio Collection

    • Series 1 & 2: 21 episodes of the classic BBC radio sitcom
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Harry H. Corbett, Wilfred Brambell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Series 1 and 2 of the hilarious radio sitcom starring Harry H. Corbett and Wilfred Brambell, adapted from the much-loved TV series. Steptoe and Son ran for eight series on BBC TV and even spawned two feature films. Such was the series' popularity in the mid-1960s that the cast specially recorded several episodes for BBC radio. Here, collected together for the first time, are all 21 episodes from the first and second radio series, scripted by Hancock's Half Hour creators Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Hancock's Half Hour

    • The 'Lost' Episodes
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Tony Hancock, Kenneth Williams, Sid James, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Long absent from the BBC archives, the classic Hancock's Half Hour radio episodes "The New Secretary" (original version) and "The Blackboard Jungle" were recently rediscovered as "off-air" recordings. They have now been digitally remastered, and are presented here for the very first time, along with two bonus archive features.

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Galton & Simpson's Half Hour

    • Impasse
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Paul Merton, David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    An all-star cast celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Galton & Simpson writing partnership in four new recordings of classic Comedy Playhouse scripts, introduced by Paul Merton.

    Mitchell & Webb star in "Impasse". A narrow country lane has no room for two vehicles to pass. Two vehicles meet head on. But which one is going to back up?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mitchell & Webb are always great.

    • By georgellama on 05-30-15

    Regular price: $6.20

    • Hancock's Half Hour, Series 6

    • 14 episodes of the classic BBC Radio comedy series
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Sid James, Tony Hancock
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The complete final series of the ground-breaking BBC Radio comedy starring Tony Hancock - plus five bonus episodes. Created by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson in 1954, Hancock's Half Hour was the radio vehicle that made Tony Hancock a household name. Each week listeners would be admitted to the sometimes fantastical, sometimes mundane life of 'the lad 'imself'.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Hancock

    • The Economy Drive, The Emigrant and Two Other TV Episodes
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Tony Hancock
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Here are a further four original television soundtracks from the BBC's Hancock series. Once again Tony Hancock stars as the loveable curmudgeon, in four installments written by the character's creators, Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Steptoe & Son: Series 5 & 6

    • 15 episodes of the classic BBC radio sitcom
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Harry H Corbett, Wilfrid Brambell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Series five & six of the BBC radio sitcom starring Harry H Corbett and Wilfrid Brambell, adapted from the much-loved TV series. Steptoe and Son ran for eight series on BBC TV and even spawned two feature films. Such was the series' popularity in the mid-1960s that the cast specially recorded several episodes for BBC radio. Here, collected together for the first time, are all episodes from the fifth and sixth radio series, scripted by Hancock's Half Hour creators Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Steptoe & Son: Series 3 & 4

    • 16 episodes of the classic BBC radio sitcom
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Harry H Corbett, Wilfrid Brambell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Series 3 and 4 of the hilarious radio sitcom starring Harry H Corbett and Wilfrid Brambell, adapted from the much-loved TV series. Steptoe & Son ran for eight series on BBC TV and even spawned two feature films. Such was the series' popularity in the mid-1960s that the cast specially recorded several episodes for BBC radio. Here, collected together for the first time, are all episodes from the third and fourth radio series, scripted by Hancock's Half Hour creators Ray Galton and Alan Simpson and adapted by Gale Pedrick.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It realy is series 3 and 4

    • By carl on 03-07-17

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Galton & Simpson's Half Hour

    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Rik Mayall, Paul Merton
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2

    An all-star cast celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Galton & Simpson writing partnership in four new recordings of classic Comedy Playhouse scripts. Four brilliant comedy sitcoms -as first heard on BBC Radio - and introduced by Paul Merton. Frank Skinner stars in You'll Never Walk Alone Nothing will stop a true football fan from following his team when they reach the Cup Final, not even an eight-month pregnant wife. Mitchell & Webb star in Impasse A narrow country lane has no room for two vehicles to pass.

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Galton & Simpson's Half Hour

    • The Blood Donor
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Paul Merton
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    An all-star cast celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Galton & Simpson writing partnership in four new recordings of classic Comedy Playhouse scripts, introduced by Paul Merton. Paul Merton stars in The Blood Donor. Bunclarke does his duty and donates a pint of his rare and precious blood for his country. Little does he know just how rare it is. The original TV recording of The Blood Donor starred Tony Hancock.

    Regular price: $7.75

    • Hancock

    • The Lost Radio Episodes: Sid James' Dad & The Diet
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Tony Hancock, Sid James
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    In 'Sid James's Dad', Sid is expecting a visit from his father. Being ashamed to admit his true profession, he has explained his regular appearances in court by telling the old man he is a judge. 'The Diet' sees Hancock being offered the lead role in a romantic film. Unfortunately, the American producer, Mr Stroud (Kenneth Williams), tells Hancock he's too fat for the part and tells him to diet.

    Regular price: $10.66

    • The Missing Hancocks: Series 3

    • Five new recordings of classic 'lost' scripts
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Kevin McNally, Andy Secombe
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Kevin McNally and Andy Secombe star in five more brand-new recordings of original Hancock's Half Hour scripts by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson. Hancock's Half Hour was an enormously popular radio sitcom in the 1950s, but several of the episodes were not retained in the BBC Sound Archive and are believed to be lost. They've now been recreated by BBC Radio 4.

    Regular price: $12.78

    • Galton & Simpson's Half Hour

    • I Tell You It's Burt Reynolds
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Paul Merton, Rik Mayall, June Whitfield
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    An all-star cast celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Galton & Simpson writing partnership in four new recordings of classic Comedy Playhouse scripts, introduced by Paul Merton. Rik Mayall and June Whitfield star in "I Tell You It's Burt Reynolds". Eric is so sure he's seen Burt Reynolds that he'll go to any lengths to prove it - even calling Hollywood.

    Regular price: $7.75

    • Hancock

    • A Celebration: The Very Best of Hancock's Half Hour
    • By: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
    • Narrated by: Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Ray Galton and Alan Simpson present, with personal recollections, a comic feast of Hancock's Half Hour.

    Regular price: $15.49

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