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Hancock's Half Hour - No. 59

"THE BOWMANS"

[ Available on B.B.C. video: "The Bowmans"; Catalogue No. BBCV4047 ]

HANCOCK ON SCRIPTWRITERS

HANCOCK:
It's the scriptwriters, they don't know what they're doing. They're making me far too unsympathetic. Last week I kicked the dog three times!
'THE BOWMANS' PRODUCER:
Well, that was NOT in the script!
HANCOCK:
Well, no, but he asked for it .....

HANCOCK NEGOTIATES A NEW B.B.C. CONTRACT

HANCOCK:
Ten thousand a year, five year contract, I get top billing, I write all my own scripts, and a free radio licence .....

HANCOCK PLANS A CAREER CHANGE

HANCOCK:
Oh, I'll be a missionary, I think. Help the under-privileged people of the world. I hear it pays quite well. Or shall I just do away with myself .....