Galton and SimpsonRay Galton
, OBE (born 1930) and Alan Simpson
, OBE (born 1929) are British
scriptwriters best known for writing Hancock's Half Hour
and Steptoe and Son
in the 1950s
They met in 1948 at a Tuberculosis sanatorium in London, and were awarded OBEs in the 2000 Honours list for their contribution to British television.