The Eric Morecambe And Ernie Wise Show. Image shows from L to R: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise. Copyright: BBC.

The Eric Morecambe And Ernie Wise Show

BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 4 variety. 19 episodes (3 series), 1975 - 1979. Stars Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise and Arthur Tolcher.

The Eric Morecambe And Ernie Wise Show

Popular Radio 2 series based on the duo's TV long-running BBC TV series, The Morecambe & Wise Show, mixing stand-up with sketches and special guests

Genre
Variety
Broadcast
1975 - 1979
Channels
BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 4
Episodes
19   (3 series), plus 1 highlights Christmas special
Starring
Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise and Arthur Tolcher
Writer
Eddie Braben
Producers
John Browell and Bobby Jaye

Sketches, musical numbers and special guests in the inimitable style of Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise. Based on the hugely successful BBC1 series The Morecambe & Wise Show.

Guests include Penelope Keith, Anita Harris, Des O'Connor, Vincent Zara and Elaine Delmar.

Production Details

Part of

Morecambe & Wise

Production company
Also known as
  • The Eric Morecambe And Ernie Wise Radio Show; The Eric Morecambe And Ernie Wise Christmas Radio Show (Other official name)
Soundtrack
Orchestra conducted by Dennis Wilson.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 26th January 1975 on BBC Radio 2 at 2pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 25th December 1979 on BBC Radio 2 at 10pm
Last repeat
Monday 8th July 2019 at 8:00am on Radio 4 Extra