Hancock’s Half House is an original six-part audio sit-com podcast available on Apple, Spotify, YouTube and all other major platforms. I created, wrote, performed, and produced it with Spike Breakwell for Inshore Madman Productions. I play the lead, Terry Hancock, as well as several other characters. The website is hancockshalfhouse.com.
“A hugely enjoyable romp set firmly in the present day” – The i
“Hilarious… a laugh-out-loud listen” – The Sunday Express
★★★★ – Apple Podcasts rating
I created The Beginners’ Guide (“not for beginners, but BY beginners”), which ran successfully for two years in The Times Saturday Magazine, and which I also wrote with Spike Breakwell. It developed from an audio podcast devised for London Unlimited Radio. You can read lots of Beginners’ Guide columns at www.beginners.net.
I’ve been a commissioned comedy writer for the BBC, and written sketches and jokes for many people including Armando Ianucci and Rory Bremner.
I co-wrote and co-performed the Edinburgh revue On The Toilet with Shergar…
“A sweetie-bag of…keenly observed stand-up and songs…good skits… and linguistically intricate and sharp satirical songs” – The Scotsman
“Recommended” – BBC Radio One
…and wrote and starred in London and Edinburgh in the play Death of a Comedian.
“A brilliant satire” – Edinburgh Evening News
I was a stand-up comedian for many years and am a sketch comedian and improvisor. I presented and compered the TV show Stand-Up Live, and was regular compere at London’s Comedy Cafe.
“Blistering comedy” – BBC London Radio
“Cheeky and subversive“…”Best Late-Night Show” – The List