Bring Me Morecambe and Wise (5 x 60′) – Morecambe and Wise performed together from 1941 until Eric Morecambe’s death in1984, and they quickly became the kings of British comedy with famous sketches such as Singing in the Rain and The Breakfast Sketch. This series provides a fascinating insight into Britain’s most iconic comedy duo, and showcases rare and never seen before sketches and routines.
With first hand testimony from Eric Morecambe’s wife, Joan, and those who knew the duo best, the series blends comment with rare and unseen footage, providing a unique view of the pair whose comedy partnership lasted 43 years. Each episode also features famous sketches and routines, revealing why Eric and Ernie’s popularity endures to this day.
Channel: UKTV Gold
Producer: North One Television
Source: UKTV press release