The Tony Hancock Quiz Book: 250 Questions on the British Comedian and Actor
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Nigel Freestone


Brief Description: Do you remember Hancock’s Half Hour? Was this iconic radio show and later TV series appointment listening and viewing in your house when you were growing up? Were you a fan of the lad? If so, you are certain to enjoy The Tony Hancock Quiz Book.
On what BBC radio show did Tony Hancock first appear on 9 January 1949? At which theatre, in front of a live audience, was the first Hancock’s Half Hour recorded? How old was Tony Hancock when he died? The answers to these questions and more can all be found in this book.
This tribute to one of the best-loved comedians of the 1950s and ‘60s covers all aspects of Tony Hancock’s life and includes many personal and behind the scenes details. With 250 questions, not only about the lad himself, but also the cast, characters and storylines that helped to make Hancock’s Half Hour into one of Britain’s best-loved comedy shows of all-time, this book will take you on a trip down memory lane. A nostalgic, must-have read for Hancock fans of all ages.

Special Note: This book is only available as an ebook.

About the Author: Nigel Freestone has spent his working life in education and is currently Head of the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Northampton. Educated at Beaumont Leys school and at the University of Leicester he is a lifelong fan of Leicester along with his late father, brothers and sons. He has compiled crosswords, puzzles and published numerous historical features on football, motoring, fishing and chemistry. Married and a father of three, he devotes his spare to watching the Foxes, listening to radio comedy and enjoying the countryside walking his dogs.

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Publication Date:20 February 2013
Digital eBook ISBN 13:978-1-908752-77-2
Digital pdf ISBN 13:978-1-908752-78-9
eBook Price (UK):£2.99
eBook Price (USA):$4.64
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