Between 1957 and 1960, forty-one episodes of the iconic BBC comedy series Hancock’s Half Hour were either transmitted live from or recorded at Riverside Studios. This triple-bill of Riverside-recorded episodes sees ‘Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock’ perform jury service, borrow a damaged library book and attempt to swindle the National Trust.
Twelve Angry Men (1959, 30 mins)
Lord Byron Lived Here (1959, 30 mins)
The Missing Page (1960, 30 mins)
Hancock Exhibition: From 21 April – 24 July 2022, Riverside Studios will present a small display of memorabilia related to Hancock’s Half Hour, generously loaned by The Tony Hancock Appreciation Society. Including original scripts and props, this exhibition promises to offer a unique perspective on one of BBC Television’s most iconic programmes.
Book tickets: riversidestudios.co.uk
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