Two Of A Kind. Image shows from L to R: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise. Copyright: Associated Television.

Two Of A Kind

ITV sketch show / stand-up starring Morecambe and Wise. 26 episodes (2 series), 1962 - 1963. Stars Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise.

Two Of A Kind. Image shows from L to R: Dick (Dick Hills), Sid (Sid Green), Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise. Copyright: Associated Television.

Two Of A Kind

A familiar mix of sketch, stand-up and special guests starring comedy legends Morecambe and Wise

Genres
Sketch Show, Stand-Up
Broadcast
1962 - 1963
Channel
ITV
Episodes
26   (2 series)
Starring
Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise
Writers
Sid Green and Dick Hills
Director
Colin Clews
Producer
Colin Clews

Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise star in their own sketch-based entertainment show, mixing contemporary TV spoofs with musical performances, historical epics, plenty of comic banter, and an array of humourous takes on modern life.

Each episode ends with Eric and Ern trying - and failing - to exit through a different door.

Production Details

Part of

Morecambe & Wise

Production company
Also known as
  • Bernard Delfont Presents: Two Of A Kind (Other official name)
  • The Morecambe And Wise Show (Other official name)
Picture
Black and white
Soundtrack
Incidental music throughout the series was provided by Jack Parnell and his orchestra. Kenny Powell was the Series 1 additional musical associate.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 30th June 1962 on ITV at 9:30pm
Last new broadcast
Saturday 7th September 1963 on ITV at 9:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes