Tony Hancock biographical research

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

Malcolm Chapman's research files, including correspondence, newspaper cuttings and photographs.

Files concern various aspects of Hancock's life, including his family history, schooling, and his service in the Royal Air Force during World War Two. Research into his relationships and his theatre appearances are also included, as well as the newspaper coverage of his death. Further files concern the various memorials and honours conferred upon Hancock, as well as television documentaries and the 1991 BBC biopic television drama.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Includes both photocopies and original material.