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Hancock's Half Hour by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton. Starring Mr
Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock II as Tony Hancock (a waif). First Night Party
In this first ever episode, from 1954, our hero celebrates his new-found fame by throwing a cocktail party with the help of smooth talking Sidney. With Moira Lister ,
Bill Kerr , Sidney James , Gerald Campion and Kenneth Williams.
Producer Dennis Main Wilson 0 COMEDY: page 5 and at 1.30pm:
Jimmy's Cricket Team

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Simpson
Unknown:
Ray Galton.
Unknown:
Tony Hancock
Unknown:
Moira Lister
Unknown:
Bill Kerr
Unknown:
Sidney James
Unknown:
Gerald Campion
Unknown:
Kenneth Williams.
Producer:
Dennis Main Wilson

Norma Winston with the BBC Big Band conducted by Barry Forgie. With
Angela Christian and, on record, Don McLean. Producer Maura Clarke

Contributors

Unknown:
Norma Winston
Conducted By:
Barry Forgie.
Unknown:
Angela Christian
Unknown:
Don McLean.
Producer:
Maura Clarke

Cinema 2
Presented by Chris Stuart. Producer Phil Clarke and at 5.30pm:
The Movie Quiz
Chris Stuart tests your knowledge of the Silver Screen for cash prizes. Producer Phil Clarke

Contributors

Presented By:
Chris Stuart.
Producer:
Phil Clarke
Unknown:
Chris Stuart
Producer:
Phil Clarke

Feed and Funny
A celebration of comic partnerships. Including: Arthur Haynes and Nicholas Parsons ,
Sid Field and Jerry Desmonde , Abbott and Costello, Tony Hancock and Sid James and Morecambe and Wise. Producer Andy Aliffe

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Haynes
Unknown:
Nicholas Parsons
Unknown:
Sid Field
Unknown:
Jerry Desmonde
Unknown:
Tony Hancock
Unknown:
Sid James
Producer:
Andy Aliffe

In the last of three programmes recorded before an invited audience at the Hippodrome,
Golders Green, soprano Gillian Humphreys is joined by her guests, pianist Jonathan Cohen , guitarist Simon Wynberg and actor Edward De
Souza. With the Stephen Hill Singers.
Producer Tim McDonald

Contributors

Soprano:
Gillian Humphreys
Pianist:
Jonathan Cohen
Guitarist:
Simon Wynberg
Unknown:
Stephen Hill Singers.
Producer:
Tim McDonald

The BBC Big Band is conducted this week by Neil Richardson. With
Lois Lane. Presented by Bill Rennells.
Producer Robin Sedgley

Contributors

Unknown:
Neil Richardson.
Unknown:
Lois Lane.
Presented By:
Bill Rennells.
Producer:
Robin Sedgley

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More