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Summary

Tony Hancock stars in two long-lost episodes from the classic BBC Radio series Hancock's Half Hour: 'Sid James's Dad' (28 October 1956) and 'The Diet' (7 December 1955).

In 'Sid James's Dad', Sid is expecting a visit from his father. Being ashamed to admit his true profession, he has explained his regular appearances in court by telling the old man he is a judge.

'The Diet' sees Hancock being offered the lead role in a romantic film. Unfortunately, the American producer, Mr Stroud (Kenneth Williams), tells Hancock he's too fat for the part and tells him to diet.

Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Galton and Simpson writing partnership. Broadcast live, these rare recordings are made available for the first time in over 50 years.

©2009 BBC Audiobooks Ltd (P)2009 BBC Audiobooks Ltd

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