Theatre Appearances 1960 - 1967

1960

Circa 1960: Tony appeared in a radio version of Juke Box Jury broadcast by the Patients' Broadcasting Service of the General Infirmary at Leeds.

1961

February: 2 weeks tour of Cyprus, Malta and North Africa entertaining troops

06.03.61: 1 week 'The Hancock Show' at Granada, Shrewsbury

13.03.61: 1 week 'The Hancock Show' at Empire Theatre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

20.03.61: 1 week 'The Hancock Show' at Gaumont, Southampton

27.03.61: 1 week 'The Hancock Show' at Hippodrome Theatre, Brighton

03.04.61: 1 week 'The Hancock Show' at Hippodrome Theatre, Bristol

10.04.61: 1 week 'The Hancock Show' at New Theatre, Oxford

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1962

08.10.62: 1 week 'The Hancock Show' at Kings Theatre, Southsea

15.10.62: 1 week 'The Hancock Show' at Empire Theatre, Liverpool

22.10.62: 1 week 'The Hancock Show' at Hippodrome Theatre, Brighton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1963

15.07.63: 1 week 'Tony Hancock Entertains' at Theatre Royal, Nottingham

22.07.63: 1 week 'Tony Hancock Entertains' at Palace Theatre, Manchester

29.07.63: 1 week 'Tony Hancock Entertains' at Grand Opera House, Leeds

A copy of the Playbill can be seen here.

06.08.63 - 28.09.63: 'Swingalong' at Palladium Theatre, London

1964

Tony had no stage appearances during 1964

1965

28.06.65 - .7.08.65: 'Fatal Fascination' at London Talk of the Town

30.08.65: 1 week 'The Hancock Show' at Kings Theatre, Southsea. The programme can be viewed here.

04.10.65: 1 night 'The Hancock Show' at The Pavilion, Torquay

02.11.65: 3 weeks cabaret at Chevron Hilton Hotel, Sydney

1966

14.02.66: 1 week 'Tony Hancock Tour of Scotland' at Theatre Royal, Dundee

21.02.66: 1 week 'Tony Hancock Tour of Scotland' at Tivoli Theatre, Aberdeen

28.02.66: 1 week 'Tony Hancock Tour of Scotland' at an unknown theatre in Glasgow

05.09.66: 1 week 'The Show of the Stars' at Winter Gardens, Bournemouth

22.09.66: 1 night at The Royal Festival Hall, London.  This show was televised and a copy is available to hire from the Tony Hancock Appreciation Society DVD library (Only available to Members)

December 1966: 4 weeks cabaret at Mandarin Hotel, Hong Kong

1967

18.06.67: 4 nights variety at Batley Variety Club, Batley

25.06.67: 1 night 'Celebrity Concert' at Princess Theatre, Torquay

02.07.67: 1 night variety at Villa Marina, Douglas, Isle of Man

17.07.67: 5 days entertaining troops in Aden

04.10.67 - 27.10.67: Cabaret at the Denby Cinema, Melbourne. A newspaper advert for the show can be seen here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.10.67: 1 night cabaret at an unknown hotel in Hobart, Tasmania. Following Hancock's collapse during the performance on the 10.10.67, this was a free performance for those who had been in the audience on the 10th.

 


 

The British Library has many sound recordings available on its website.  Of interest to Hancock fans is an interview with John Fisher which is available in 2 parts:

There is also an interview with John Moffatt which you can listen to here.

 

Theatre Appearances Part 1 Part 2