BBC Radio 4 Extra - Hancock's Half Hour, Series 5, The Americans Hit Town The Americans Hit Town Hancock's Half HourSeries 5 Episode 9 of 20 Visiting servicemen get Griselda excited and Sid all keen to rent out the lad's rooms. Stars Tony Hancock. With Sidney James, Bill Kerr, Hattie Jacques and Kenneth Williams. Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson. Theme and incidental music written by Wally Stott. Producer: Tom Ronald First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1958.