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Phillip Oakes (1928–2005)

The scriptwriter and broadcaster Phillip Oakes was best known for his screenplay of The Punch and Judy Man, the 1962 bitter-sweet comedy vehicle for Tony Hancock. Oakes and Hancock were neighbours in Surrey in the early sixties and the comedian had given Oakes the idea for a screenplay. The film was fraught with production difficulties, not least ... See full bio »

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Unknown Hancock
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All for Love
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Heroes of Comedy


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 1983 All for Love (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Letting the Birds Go Free (1983) ... (short story)
 1963 The Punch and Judy Man (screenplay)
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 2005 Unknown Hancock (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 Heroes of Comedy (TV Series documentary)
- Tony Hancock (1998) ... Himself (as Philip Oakes)
 1964 Search for a Star (TV Series)
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- Grand Final (1964) ... Himself - Judge

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