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.
What members say
What made the experience of listening to The Missing Hancocks: the most enjoyable?
The fantastic cast. Kevin McNally is Hancock!
What did you like best about this story?
It was a real nostalgia trip. Galton & Simpons scripts could of been written yesteday.
Which scene was your favorite?
The New Neighbor. I couldn't stop laughing.
Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
I laughed so much. The Kenneth Williams guy was perfect.
Any additional comments?
Best comedy I've heard in ages. More please!
- Mr D J Mannion
Would you consider the audio edition of The Missing Hancocks: to be better than the print version?
A great reincarnation of the original comedy moments, please do some more!!!!!
What does Kevin McNally and Full Cast bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?
Brings it all to life
Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
Laughed many times and marveled how good itwas
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
As good as the original!
I was dubious for a long time before downloading this - first - of the missing Hancocks.
Now, I wish I'd downloaded it sooner. Brilliant. Easy to forget this is not the original cast.
If you've got Hhh-hancock's Half Hour 1 - 6, then 'Missing' 1 - 3 is ESSENTIAL!
1 of 1 people found this review helpful