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The Unforgettable...

ITV documentary about comedy stars. 38 episodes (5 series), 2000 - 2012. Features Daniel Abineri.

2011 Specials - Ernie Wise

One-half of the most popular comedy duo Britain has ever produced, Ernie Wise passed away in March 1999. This is his remarkable story.

Further details

The Unforgettable.... Copyright: North One Television / Watchmaker Productions.

A tribute to one half of Britain's greatest double act. A successful child star by the time he was 12, Ernie Wise went on to become a consummate comedian and foil to Eric Morecambe as Morecambe and Wise.

Ernie was a passionate traveller and would film many of his trips to Europe in the 1950s with his wife Doreen, as well as visits to the US and Australia with Eric. The programme features much of this previously unseen personal footage as well as private photographs and contributions from family, friends and co-stars.

Broadcast details

Monday 26th December 2011
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Guest cast
    Barry Cryer Self
    Michael Grade Self
    Doreen Wise Self
    Joan Morecambe Self
    Teddy Johnson Self
    Pearl Carr (as Pearl Johnson) Self
    John Ammonds Self
    Eddie Braben Self
    Ann Hamilton Self
    Ernest Maxin (as Ernest Maxim) Self
    Michael Barratt Self
    Eddie Plumley Self
    Fran Plumley Self
    Laurie Holloway Self
    Ernie Wise Self (Archive Material)
    Martin Glyn Murray Narrator
    Production team
    Karen Steyn Series Producer
    John Quinn Executive Producer
    Andy Kinnear Editor

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