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Hancock's Half Hour - No. 53

"THE BABY SITTERS"

[ Available on B.B.C. video: "The Cruise / The Tycoon / The Baby Sitters"; Catalogue No. BBCV5961 ]

HANCOCK ON INTERIOR DECOR

HANCOCK:
All these lovely plants here, hanging around the walls - and they're meant to be there! Not like our place, forcing their way in from the outside .....

HANCOCK ON MODERN ART

HANCOCK:
I quite like it. That's how the artist sees his model in his subconscious; it's symbolic. I mean, the pear-shaped motif is obvious to the perceptive eye, and his cubist conception of the over-all form is quite enthralling - a clearly defined attempt to reduce life to a pattern of basic mathematical formula. On the other hand, it's a very good likeness of that bird you took out last week .....

HANCOCK ON HOW TO FEED A BABY

HANCOCK:
Place the bottle in his hands, shove the rubber thing in his mouth, and bring his legs up to support the other end of it!