The Morecambe & Wise Show. Image shows from L to R: Ernie Wise, Eric Morecambe. Copyright: BBC
Morecambe & Wise: 30 Funniest Moments

Morecambe & Wise: 30 Funniest Moments

  • TV documentary / sketch show
  • Channel 5
  • 2022
  • 1 episode

Documentary featuring a countdown of the 30 most popular sketches from Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise. Also features John Sergeant, Anita Harris, Gloria Hunniford, Rufus Jones, Vicki Michelle and more.

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

Key details

Genres
Documentary, Sketch Show
Broadcast
2022
Channels
Channel 5
Episodes
1
Features
John Sergeant, Anita Harris, Gloria Hunniford, Rufus Jones, Vicki Michelle, Syd Little, Nina Wadia, Darren Harriott and more
Director
Tom Hopgood
Producers
Tom Hopgood, Emma Clarke and Matt Crook
Companies

This two-hour celebration showcases the 30 funniest moments from the career of TV's greatest ever double act - Morecambe and Wise. Featuring the very best of the sketches along with recollections and comments from the duo's friends, co-stars and celebrity fans.

Featuring iconic moments such as Eric and Ernie making breakfast, Andre Previn attempting to conduct an unruly Eric Morecambe, Angela Rippon's dazzling dance performance, Glenda Jackson in Ernie's 'Play Wot I Wrote' version of Antony and Cleopatra, and Shirley Bassey, Penelope Keith and the pair's hilarious homage to Singing in the Rain.

The studio guests have voted for their favourite sketches by the duo, and those results will be revealed in our countdown culminating in the funniest ever moment.

Contributors include John Sergeant, Anita Harris, Gloria Hunniford, Rufus Jones, Vicki Michelle, Syd Little, Nina Wadia and Darren Harriott.

Catch-up

Additional details

Also known as
  • Morecambe And Wise: 30 Greatest Moments (Billed title)
Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 2nd July 2022 at 8:30pm on Channel 5
Episode length
120 minutes

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