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Title: Tony Hancock - the Definitive Biography
Description: London, Harper Collins. 2008, First Edition. (ISBN: 9780007266777). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First edition, first printing. xxii + 522 pages. 53 illustrations. One of Britain's most innovative comedians and arguably its most popular, he united the nation in laughter with Hancock's Half Hour, the show that established the situation comedy. But behind Hancock's success lurked a tendency to self-destruction that would compromise his later years. Prone to professional insecurity and a slave to perfection, he gradually detached himself from the writers, agents and actors who had played an essential role in his success. In this first full appraisal, on the fortieth anniversary of his death, Fisher sheds new light on Hancock's fall from grace, examining what went wrong and questioning whether his suicide was inevitable. NOT EX LIB A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.9 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COST C3B. Fine/Fine.

Keywords: English Comedians, Situation Comedy, Hancock's Half Hour 9780007266777

Price: GBP 12.00 = appr. US$ 17.14 Seller: Goldring Books
- Book number: 008202

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