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Hancock's Half Hour
On from 28 Dec 2012 till 30 Dec 2012
White Bear Theatre
by Galton & Simpson (adapted J Hewer)
Genre(s): Classic, Drama, Comedy

Tickets: £12 / (£10 concessions)

About: Hancock's Half Hour

Written by the perennial duo Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, this show marked the very first time these scripts have been performed for nearly sixty years, when they were first broadcast featuring "the lad himself" Tony Hancock with Bill Kerr, Sidney James, Andrée Melly and Kenneth Williams.

This new play featured the radio episode A Winter's Tale and the television episode The Italian Maid, which have been especially adapted for the stage by arrangement and approval with Tessa Le Bars Management and Classic Comedy Scripts.

"The spirit of Tony Hancock triumphed and captivated an audience"

"John Hewer superbly captured Hancock's mannerisms, his disdainful looks, intonationof voice and that sense of pomposity that so endeared him to audiences"

"Non-stop laughter [is] testimony to their performances and the enduring freshness of the scripts that repel the passage of time"

"A joyous tribute to the 'Golden Era' of BBC Radio & TV"

Cast:

Sidney James – LUKE ADAMSON

Kenneth Williams & Various – CHRISTIAN DARWOOD

Tony Hancock – JOHN HEWER

Andree Melly & Marla Landi – AMY HOLMES

Bill Kerr & John Le Mesurier – SIMON WEEDS

and

JANE CRAWSHAW as Foley Artist

Directed by JONATHAN RIGBY

Written by RAY GALTON & ALAN SIMPSON

Adapted by JOHN HEWER

Performance Dates:
28th – 30th December 2012
2nd – 5th January 2013
Tuesday – Saturday at 7.30pm, Sundays at 6.00pm

Tickets: £12 (£10 Conc.)
Box Office: 020 7793 9193

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