Hancock (1961)
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The Lift 

At BBC Television Centre, Tony and several others are trapped in a lift just as the workday is ending.For several hours he regales the his less than thrilled captive audience with mood-swinging tirades of philosophy and group singing.

Director:

Duncan Wood (uncredited)

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Tony Hancock ... Anthony Aloysius Hancock
Colin Gordon ... The Doctor
Jack Watling ... The Producer
John Le Mesurier ... The Air Marshall
Hugh Lloyd ... Lift Assistant
Charles Lloyd Pack Charles Lloyd Pack ... Mr. Humphries
Noel Howlett ... The Vicar
Diana King Diana King ... Mrs. Humphries
Jose Read Jose Read ... The Girl
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Storyline

At BBC Television Centre, Tony and several others are trapped in a lift just as the workday is ending.For several hours he regales the his less than thrilled captive audience with mood-swinging tirades of philosophy and group singing.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 June 1961 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Soundtracks

Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit-Bag, and Smile, Smile, Smile
Lyrics by George Asaf (pseudonym of George Henry Powell)
Music by Felix Powell
Sung by the people trapped in the lift
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