Morecambe & Wise

Welcome to the Morecambe & Wise website, dedicated to Britain's best and most loved double act, Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise.

In This Month

9th November 1953...
You're Only Young Once (YOYO), Eric and Ern's first radio series begins on the BBC Northern Home Service.

11th November 1972...
Parkinson interviews Eric & Ern

24th November 1976...
Eric and Ern are awarded their OBE's

23rd November 1978...
Eric & Ern appear in an episode of The Sweeney.

2nd November 2001...
ITV broadcast The Unforgettable Eric Morecambe

News Archives

Morecambe & Wise News 2019

Please note, links from older news items may no longer be accurate.

Graffiti Spotted

Posted: 9th August 2019
New graffiti has been spotted in Morecambe featuring Eric in a Banksy-like style. The image appeared overnight on Deansgate, Morecambe and has residents wondering who could have done it. You can view the full details on the link below.
This is not the first time graffiti in the town has featured Eric, in 2014, artwork was sprayed on another wall.
New graffiti
Graffiti from 2014

New Four Part Series

Posted: 30th July 2019
A new series of specials is currently being filmed about Eric and Ern. The show, named Trust Morecambe & Wise will be broadcast in November and will feature Gary Morecambe and Lenny Henry (with guests) viewing and discussing clips.