The Morecambe And Wise Show. Image shows from L to R: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise. Copyright: Associated Television
The Morecambe And Wise Show

The Morecambe And Wise Show

  • TV sketch show / stand-up
  • ITV1
  • 1961 - 1968
  • 41 episodes (4 series)

The first successful television format for Morecambe & Wise, a familiar mixture of sketch and stand-up broadcast from 1961 by ATV. Also features Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise.

The Morecambe And Wise Show trivia

Eric and Ernie made six series with ATV in the 1960s. The first was entitled The Morecambe And Wise Show; the second and third underwent an enforced change in format and were retitled Two Of A Kind; the remaining three series reverted to the original title. Additionally, the final of the six series was co-produced for American television where it aired in colour under the title Piccadilly Palace.

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