Bring Me Morecambe & Wise

Bring Me Morecambe & Wise is a five-part television documentary series that goes behind the scenes of one of Morecambe and Wise acts.[1] The series was first shown on UK television station Gold in November 2012. The first of five sixty minute shows aired on 21 November 2012.[2][3]

Bring Me Morecambe & Wise
Narrated byVictoria Wood
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series1
No. of episodes5 (list of episodes)
Production
Running time60 minutes
Release
Original networkGold
Original release21 November (2012-11-21) 
19 December 2012 (2012-12-19)

In the series, people close to the duo are interviewed about their shared experiences during the 1970s and 1980s.[4] The series also showcases never-before-seen sketches and routines from the double act and clips from some of their earliest TV performances, as well as an interview with Eric Morecambe's wife Joan.[5][6][7]

Episode list

#TitleAir date
1"From Stage to Screen"21 November 2012 (2012-11-21)
2"The Guest Stars"28 November 2012 (2012-11-28)
3"At Home with Eric and Ern"5 December 2012 (2012-12-05)
4"The Plays Wot Ernie Wrote"12 December 2012 (2012-12-12)
5"Christmas"19 December 2012 (2012-12-19)

References

  1. "GOLD Unveils Unseen Sketches In Bring Me Morecambe And Wise". UKTV.co.uk. 7 June 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  2. "Morecambe & Wise breakfast scene named 'most iconic sketch'". Digital Spy. 21 November 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  3. "The Morecambe And Wise Story". Britishclassiccomedy. 15 November 2012. Archived from the original on 19 April 2013. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  4. "Bring Me Morecambe & Wise". Comedy.co.uk. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  5. "Morecambe and Wise Documentary Uncovers Lost Sketch". Radio Times. 21 November 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  6. "Bring me Morecambe and Wise". Virgin Media. 21 November 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  7. "If you thought you knew Morecambe & Wise inside out you're in for a treat with a show featuring lost footage of the legendary comedy double act". Daily Mail. 9 November 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
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