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The latest edition of The Missing Page magazine has now been published and is available on-line.
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Guests for the Annual Reunion Dinner have now been announced.
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To celebrate the 60th anniversary since Hancock's Half Hour started on the radio, the BBC are re-making 5 episodes that have been wiped.
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Publication details of Lady Don't Fall Backwards
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The THAS proudly present our annual reunion dinner to be held on the 4th May. Details have been added to the website including menu, honoured guests and booking details
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Beyond Eternity Promotions are undertaking 2 performances entitled The Best of Tony Hancock. Over fifty years since they were first performed, award-winning actor Iain Barton, recreates the best-loved scenes and sketches from Tony Hancock's career in a 90 minute show that proves that some comedy is simply timeless.
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Ben Miller: My Hero Tony Hancock will be broadcast at 22:35 on Tuesday 27th August at 10:35pm (11:35pm in Scotland)
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The Museum of London is holding an exhibition entitled 'Cover Story: Radio Times at 90' to celebrate the magazine's 90th birthday. The exhibition includes a section on 50's radio comedy which includes Tony Hancock.
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To celebrate it's 90th birthday Radio Times is running a competition over the next few weeks for voters to choose from a selection of programmes what would make a great night of TV programmes.
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The Latest Edition of The Missing Page magazine has now been published and is availble to view in the Member's section of the website
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Dan will be giving a talk on the 8th JUne entitled Tony Hancock: The Man, The Comedy, The Legacy at the Epicentre, West Street London on 8th June.
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Hancock's Half Hour Collection will be released on 22/4/13
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The Rebel and The Punch and Judy Man receive individual DVD Releases
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Some members have been having difficulty logging in to the website. If any Member does have difficulty logging in or has not yet received their log in details please contact the website administrator Martin Gibbons
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Ray and Alan have published a 2013 update on their website including details of a new missing epiosde project and the development of a TV version of the 'The Day Off' script.
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Latest additions to the website include detials of recent CD releases and the completion of the episode guide for the 5 ITV Series.
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The Hancock The Lost Episodes Show is currently running at The White Bear Thetare Kennington until 5th January. One of our members went along and has written a review of the show.
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The latest release in the Vintage Beeb series will be released in April 2013
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Liz Fraser has just published her autobiography entitled 'Liz Fraser and Other Characters
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Tony Hancock rare original radio scripts are put up for sale by actor and rare book collector Neil Pearson.
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Bookings are now being taken for the Annual Reunion Dinner.
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Hambledon Productions announce new Hancock's Half Hour - The Lost Episodes Shows between 28th December and 5th January.
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Tony's House 'Macconkeys' is for sale at a price of £1.275m.
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There have recently been two new CD releases and there will be a further release due in November.
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A new play about Tony Hancock, which has already been performed at the Brighton and Edinburgh Fringe is about to go on tour.
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The latest website update is that the radio episode guide is now complete.
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Radio 4 Extra broadcast Welcome to London 1958 on Sunday 29th July.
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We recently received the sad news that our dear friend and huge comedy fan Malcolm Chapman has lost his fight with Motor-Neurone Disease and sadly passed away on 15th June 2012.
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All Railway Cuttings Magazines have now been uploaded into the Member's section of the website.
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Great news, the PayPal link for new members is now up and running and there's a new Merchandise section for Members. Also there have been some new additions to the website.
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Latest CD release combines most of the early 60's Pye Recordings / releases into 1 set.
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Hambledon Productions are proud to present two of the original "lost" episodes from the ground-breaking BBC sitcom Hancock's Half Hour. Featuring the radio episode A Winter's Tale and the television episode The Italian Maid, take this humorous trip down memory lane and indulge in some vintage British comedy unheard for nearly 60 years!
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Only previosuly available on the original 7" vinyl single, both the 'A' and 'B' sides of Frank Cordell's 1961 single are now available on CD and digital download.
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After months of painstaking work, the new Tony Hancock Appreciation Society Website has gone live! You’ll find all of the content from the old website here but in a clearer, brighter format.
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Legendary comedy writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, who wrote Hancock's Half Hour and Steptoe and Son among others, will be in conversation with their biographer Christopher Stevens at the Civic Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon on November 23rd 2011.
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Vintage Beeb Comedy Favourites No: 9781445861517 6/10/11.
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Last year the Old Hamptonians Amateur Dramatic Society undertook a stage production of Hancock scripts in a production called "Hancock". The performance of "Hancock" received three nominations in last year's Richmond upon Thames "Swan Drama Awards" and Andy Smith received the award for "Best Actor" for his portrayal of Tony.
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Galton & Simpson The Masters of Sitcom From Hancock to Steptoe ISBN 978-1-84317-633-6
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It was with a minor amount of trepidation that we arrived for the Bournemouth weekend. This was because, after 20+ years of attending the THAS reunion dinners the society had broken with tradition and changed the venue to the Queens Hotel.
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The soundtrack of the film Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines has just been released on CD on the Intrada Special Collection label (numbered Vol 161).
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