Tony Hancock sketches, unused scripts and articles by Galton & Simpson

Scope and Content

Contains miscellaneous writings by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, including:

  • Nine unused scripts for the Hancock's Half Hour BBC television series, mostly undated (THM/432/4/1-9).
  • Three files of sketches for Hancock, including stage shows and trailers for the radio version of Hancock's Half Hour (THM/432/4/10).
  • BBC television script for Hancock at the Royal Festival Hall, 1966 (THM/432/4/11).
  • Typescripts of newspaper articles for the Daily Express and script for The Laughter Makers for Tony Hancock.

These scripts are photocopies.

Radio, television and theatre scripts (photocopies), newspaper articles (photocopies).