WorldCat Identities

Galton, Ray

Overview
Works: 268 works in 533 publications in 2 languages and 2,939 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television comedies  Television series  Miscellanea  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Television programs 
Roles: Author, Creator, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Performer, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6057.A4, 791.4575
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Most widely held works about Ray Galton
 
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Hancock's half hour by Ray Galton( Book )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sanford and son( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to TV's most famous junk shop for an outrageously funny fourth season
Steptoe and son by Ray Galton( Book )

13 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the popular television and radio series about Albert and Harold, the father and son, rag-and-bone men
The best of Steptoe and son by BBC Enterprises( Visual )

52 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert Steptoe and his son Harold are junk dealers, complete with horse and cart to tour the neighbourhood. They also live amicably together at the junk yard. In Steptoe and son, Harold marries a nightclub stripper and Albert tries to wreck the couple's relationship. In Steptoe and son ride again, Harold invests his father's life savings in a greyhound who is almost blind and can't see the hare
The best of Hancock by Ray Galton( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When did you last see your trousers? : a farce by Ray Galton( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Steptoe and Son by Ray Galton( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hancock's half hour : series 1 : November 1954-February 1955 by Ray Galton( Recording )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sketches from the BBC comedy programme. In "The scandal magazine", Tony is publicly accused of preying on young girls in London night clubs and irately goes to court. In "Last of the McHancocks", his rights as McHancock heir to Castle Sporran are disputed by Seamus McNasty and Bonny Prince Sidney
Galton and Simpson : the men who invented sitcom : from Hancock to Steptoe and beyond by Christopher Stevens( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ray Galton and Alan Simpson are two of the most influential and celebrated television scriptwriters of our time. Praised for inventing the sitcom, their own seminal creations are still standing the test of time with modern audiences - Hancock's Half Hour and Steptoe and Son are two of the most successful sitcoms ever made. This book is a charming tribute to their career in comedy, written in collaboration with Galton and Simpson themselves and with exclusive access to their personal archive of scripts. Readers will discover the fascinating story of their progress from variety shows to television, and how they came to create characters and programmes that have captured the nation's heart for generations. Their insightful comments on their own writing, along with their first-class understanding of the television writers' craft, make this anthology unique, informative and incredibly entertaining."--Publisher's description
Hancock's half hour( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1956 the massively popular radio show Hancock's half hour transferred to the new BBC television service. Tony Hancock continued his role as East Cheam's antagonistic, socially-aspirational misanthrope
Hancock the economy drive, the emigrant & two other TV episodes by Ray Galton( )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are a further four original television soundtracks from the BBC's Hancock series. Once again Tony Hancock stars as the loveable curmudgeon, in four instalments written by the character's creators, Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Steptoe and son the very best episodes, Volume 1 by Ray Galton( Recording )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H. Corbett amongst the dirt and detritus of Oil Drum Lane in these very best episodes from a truly classic series
The lost Hancock scripts : 10 scripts from the classic radio and TV series by Ray Galton( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hancock's half hour the 'lost' radio episodes by Tony Hancock( Recording )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Hancock stars in two long-lost episodes from the classic BBC Radio series. Broadcast live, these rare recordings are made available for the first time in over fifty years - Container
Loot by National Arts Centre( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a bank heist, the Inspector is called upon to investigate the suspects: a gold-digging nurse, a widower, and a dead body. When the criminals are discovered, a chase ensues, and an arrest is made
Ray Galton & Alan Simpson's Hancock The blood donor ; The radio ham & two other TV episodes( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The very best of Hancock by Tony Hancock( Visual )

8 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bed sitter - Tony Hancock at his masterly best, brilliantly conveying the boredom of a bedsitter-land Sunday afternoon; The Bowmans - An everyday story of Old Joshua Merryweather, unceremoniously sacked from the cast of the Archers spoof; The radio ham -"Mayday! Mayday! A motor yacht is holed beneath the waterline off the coast of Sierra Leone; The lift -"Eight persons is eight persons - you'll have to get out"; and The blood donor - Perhaps the best-loved of all Hancock episodes
The reunion, Impasse [and] The telephone call by Ray Galton( Book )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Hancock scripts for television by Alan Simpson( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The masters of sitcom : from Hancock to Steptoe by Ray Galton( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology, written with unprecedented access to 600 classic Galton and Simpson scripts and with the collaboration of the scriptwriters themselves, collects together their funniest scenes and sketches, including exclusive, never-before-published extracts and long-lost scripts
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Galton and Simpson : the men who invented sitcom : from Hancock to Steptoe and beyond
Alternative Names
Galton, Raymond Percy

Galton, Raymond Percy 1930-

Languages
English (171)

French (5)

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Steptoe and sonHancock's half hour : series 1 : November 1954-February 1955Galton and Simpson : the men who invented sitcom : from Hancock to Steptoe and beyondHancock the economy drive, the emigrant & two other TV episodesSteptoe and son the very best episodes, Volume 1The lost Hancock scripts : 10 scripts from the classic radio and TV seriesHancock's half hour the 'lost' radio episodesRay Galton & Alan Simpson's Hancock The blood donor ; The radio ham & two other TV episodes