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Hancock

1. Anthony John, known as Tony. 1924--68, British comedian, noted for his radio series Hancock's Half Hour
2. John. 1737--93, American statesman; first signatory of the Declaration of Independence
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TWO long-lost radio scripts from the 1950s written for Birmingham legend Tony Hancock are to receieve a rare staging.
The series was set in the fictional seaside town of Churdley Bay, where the blundering, slightly pompous and barely tolerated Hancock aspires to better his lot.
LONG-LOST scripts written for Birmingham comedy genius Tony Hancock are to be staged for the first time in 65 years.
Stephens, a writer for The Goon Show, convinced BBC bosses in 1952 that Vacant Lot was the perfect vehicle for Hall Green hero Hancock, by that time a rising radio star.
Established in 1962 by Ray Hancock, Hancocks currently generates sales of more that GBP100m.