Morecambe & Wise

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Morecambe & Wise Episode Guide

The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 4 Episode 1
Broadcast01/07/1970
Running Time50 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsJanet Webb, Kenny Ball, Eric Porter, Jan Daley, Trio Athinee, Michael Ward
SketchesThis Is Your Life, Moon landing, It’s over between us, Eric Porter’s dressing room, Tarzan’s last adventure, Six weeks to live, Bill-posting, The glove puppet, Monks: 007, Wuthering Heights
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 4 Episode 2
Broadcast15/07/1970
Running Time50 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsJanet Webb, Kenny Ball, George A Cooper, Keneth McKellar, Samantha Jones, Margery Mason, Jenny Lee-Wright, Rex Rashley
SketchesFox hunting, Record shop: bird calls, Visiting Eric’s parents, Three in a bed, Boarding house, In the park with baby, Telephone clock, Barbers shop, Frankie Vaughan’s son, Monks: sign posts, Pregnant lady calls for Ernie
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 4 Episode 3
Broadcast29/07/1970
Running Time50 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsNina, Craig Douglas, Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, Ann Hamilton, Jenny Lee-Wright, Thelma Bignell, Lillian Padmore, Melita Clarke, Penny Beeching, Janet Webb
SketchesHealth food, Contagious disease, Underwear shop, Miss Holiday resort, Nina’s cake, Monks: pay day, Writing in bed
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 4 Episode 4
Broadcast12/08/1970
Running Time50 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsFenella Fielding, Ray Stevens, Sylvia McNeil, Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, Ann Hamilton, Janet Webb, Frank Tregar, Leslie Noyes
SketchesErnie’s ballet Accident, Christening, Fenella Fielding comes to the flat, Directions from a policeman, The big record, Monks: dice, Sing Something Simple, I’ll See You Again
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 4 Episode 5
Broadcast26/08/1970
Running Time50 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsBarbara Murray, Dusty Springfield, Michael Redgrave, Flora Robson, Felix Aylmer, Robin Day, Kenny ball & His Jazzmen, Bruce & Peter Davis, Ann Hamilton, Alan Curtis, Janet Webb, Penelope Beeching
SketchesThe stool, The diet, Messing up Ernie’s plays/famous guest stars, Ticket collector, The drama critic, Monks: the organ, Barbara Murray introduction, There’s No Business Like Big Business, Politicians
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 4 Episode 6
Broadcast08/10/1970
Running Time50 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsJanet Webb, Kenny Ball, Paul Anka, Patricia Lambert
SketchesMoustache seeds, Ernie in hospital, Ear specialist, Houneymoon couple next door
NotesPossibly a one-off special. It is rumoured that this episode has been deleted from the BBC archives and is the reason it is not on the series 4 DVD.
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 4 Episode 7
Broadcast25/12/1970
Running Time60 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsPeter Cushing, William Franklyn, Nina, Eric Porter, Edward Woodward, Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, Ann Hamilton, Alan Curtis, Rex Rashley, George Day, John Higgins, Clinton Morris, Janet Webb
SketchesChristmas presents - musical watch, Legionnaire in washroom, Economy Petrol (1), Sawing Peter Cushing in half, Christmas dinner with Ann Hamilton, Economy Petrol (2), Magic trick/Eric Porter, Economy Petrol (3), Long John Silver, Rabbit shooting, Economy Petrol (4), Not John Wayne, Duck hunters, Edward Woodward introduction, Edward want to sing, Economy Petrol (5), William Franklyn introduction, The Three Musketeers, Following You Around, Economy Petrol (6)
NotesChristmas show 1970