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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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