Hancock's Half Hour, Series 5 Episode guide

  1. The Sleepless Night

    20/20 The lad tries to get a good night's sleep, but everybody else keeps him awake.

    First broadcast: 29 Jan 2008

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  2. The Threatening Letters

    19/20 The lad is full of the joys of Spring until the postman arrives.

    First broadcast: 22 Jan 2008

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  3. The Prize Money

    18/20 The lad gets more than he bargained for when he wins a TV quiz show.

    First broadcast: 15 Jan 2008

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  4. Hancock's War

    17/20 The lad impresses the vicar with tales of his heroic exploits in Military Intelligence.

    First broadcast: 08 Jan 2008

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  5. The Junk Man

    16/20 Griselda's plan to clear out the lad's house backfires spectacularly.

    First broadcast: 04 Dec 2007

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  6. The Grappling Game

    15/20 The lad and Miss Pugh head to a wrestling match, with a shock result!

    First broadcast: 11 Dec 2007

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  7. Sunday Afternoon at Home

    14/20 Bored and miserable, the lad tries to decide what to do. From April 1958.

    First broadcast: 01 Jan 2008

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  8. The Foreign Legion

    13/20 The lad is set to entertain troops in Malta, but he gets duped into a frontline appearance

    First broadcast: 27 Nov 2007

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  9. East Cheam Drama Festival

    12/20 Rivalling Edinburgh and Salzburg, three short plays in the lad's locality.

    First broadcast: 20 Nov 2007

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  10. Hancock's Car

    11/20 Parked outside for ten years, the lad hits snags galore when he's forced to move his motor

    First broadcast: 13 Nov 2007

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  11. The Election Candidate

    10/20 The lad battles for a seat in Parliament. Stars Sid James and Kenneth Williams.

    First broadcast: 06 Nov 2007

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  12. The Americans Hit Town

    9/20 Visiting servicemen get Griselda excited and Sid all keen to rent out the lad's rooms.

    First broadcast: 30 Oct 2007

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  13. Around the World in 80 Days

    8/20 The lad accepts a bet when challenged to copy Phileas Fogg's trip, but in far less time.

    First broadcast: 23 Oct 2007

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  14. Hancock's School

    7/20 Inspired by Bill and supplied by Sid, the lad turns his home into a centre of learning.

    First broadcast: 16 Oct 2007

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  15. The Unexploded Bomb

    6/20 When the lad gets a surprise in the cellar, Sid sees his chance to make some money.

    First broadcast: 09 Oct 2007

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  16. The Publicity Photograph

    5/20 The lad's new image leads to a major makeover away from the camera.

    First broadcast: 02 Oct 2007

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  17. The Insurance Policy

    4/20 Shrewd Miss Pugh urges the lad to get insured. But is Sid's policy such a wise buy?

    First broadcast: 25 Sep 2007

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  18. The Male Suffragettes

    3/20 The lad says women hold men back, so he forms a group to re-establish male superiority.

    First broadcast: 18 Sep 2007

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  19. The Scandal Magazine

    2/20 The lad takes action when a scurrilous article alleges he cavorted with a cigarette girl.

    First broadcast: 15 Jul 2009

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  20. The New Radio Series

    1/20 Big-headed from TV success, the lad is set to retire until he discovers his replacement.

    First broadcast: 04 Sep 2007

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