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

BBC Light Programme
11   (1 series)
Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise
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.

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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