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

The Eric Morecambe And Ernie Wise Show

  • Radio variety
  • BBC Radio 2 / BBC Radio 4
  • 1975 - 1979
  • 19 episodes (3 series)

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. Stars Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise and Arthur Tolcher.

Key details

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

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.

Additional details

Part of

Morecambe & Wise

Also known as
  • The Eric Morecambe And Ernie Wise Radio Show; The Eric Morecambe And Ernie Wise Christmas Radio Show
Production
Studio
Soundtrack
Orchestra conducted by Dennis Wilson.

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 26th January 1975 at 2pm on BBC Radio 2
Most recent repeats

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