Tony Hancock, the Lad and Dorset

‘Tony Hancock ended his life in such tragic circumstances that it seems to be forgotten he was once a young man filled with a young man’s hopes and dreams and aspirations and with his whole life before him,’ says Lyn Phillips who, writing as LM Evans, has published Tony Hancock: The Bournemouth Connection. ‘I wanted Read More…

The Times of his life in Bournemouth

MUCH is made of the current obsession with celebrity, but it’s nothing new – fame has always been newsworthy. Even more so when a star comes down from the firmament and lands on your doorstep. It’s nearly 50 years since Tony Crawley came to Bournemouth from Salisbury to take over the show page of the Bournemouth Read More…