The Show Goes On

BBC Light Programme variety. 11 episodes (1 series) in 1955. Stars Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise.

The Show Goes On

High-speed variety series hosted by Morecambe and Wise

Genre
Variety
Broadcast
1955
Channel
BBC Light Programme
Episodes
11   (1 series)
Starring
Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise
Producers
Geoffrey Wheeler and Ronnie Taylor

A "high-speed" variety series, The Show Goes On was hosted by then-rising comedy duo Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise.

Aside from Eric and Ernie, acts featured on the show included: the Kordites; the Raymond Woodhead Choir; the Augmented Northern Variety Orchestra; Ken Dodd; Richard Murdoch; Gladys Morgan; Robb Wilton; Betty Driver; Dennis Goodwin; Ken Platt; Peter Cavanagh; Jimmy James and company; Stan Stennet; The Beverley Sisters; Arthur English; Ted Lune, Jimmy Young; and Bill Waddington.

Production Details

Production company

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 31st March 1955 on BBC Light Programme at 7:30pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 9th June 1955 on BBC Light Programme at 7:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes