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.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1

The much-loved comedy duo make plans to live apart and two poets wax lyrical. Guest stars Peters and Lee.

Sketches

Eric's name-change
The facts of life
Peters and Lee (singing When Somebody Thinks You're Wonderful)
Byron & Keats in a tearoom
The vicar calls

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 26th January 1975
Time
2pm
Channel
BBC Radio 2
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 31st May 2012 8:00am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 31st May 2012 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 31st May 2012 7:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 4th February 2014 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 4th February 2014 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 4th February 2014 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 8th February 2014 2:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 19th July 2014 2:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 9th July 2015 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 9th July 2015 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 9th July 2015 7:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 11th July 2015 12:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 18th December 2016 8:30am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 18th December 2016 12:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 21st January 2023 9:30am Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 21st January 2023 2:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 21st January 2023 8:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 22nd January 2023 4:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Cast
Eric Morecambe Self
Ernie Wise Self
Arthur Tolcher Self
Guest cast
Ann Hamilton Self
Michael Segal Self
Lennie Peters (as Peters and Lee) Self
Dianne Lee (as Peters and Lee) Self
Writing team
Eddie Braben Writer
Production team
John Browell Producer

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