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Hancock's Half Hour - No. 42

"THE TRAIN JOURNEY"

HANCOCK ON TRAIN JOURNIES

HANCOCK:
There's no more dismal sight in the world than a train load of Englishmen hurtling through the rain! Eight hundred miserable people hating the sight of each other and can't get off!

HANCOCK'S STANDING AS A THESPIAN

HANCOCK:
Have you arranged transport to the theatre at the other end?
SID JAMES:
Yeah, don't worry about that - the manager of the theatre will be waiting for us at the station with a horse and cart.
HANCOCK:
Horse and cart? And this was between me and Geilgud?!

HANCOCK'S CRITERIA FOR COMPARTMENT SELECTION

YOUNG BLONDE WOMAN:
Bye bye!
SID JAMES:
Ta-da! See you in the bar then?
HANCOCK:
We'll go in her carriage, come on!
SID JAMES:
It's full up! What do you think I came in here for? Half the train's piled in there with her! There's seven blokes and her and ten standing .....