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

21st April ...
Gary Morecambe's Birthday

16th April 1943...
Eric and Ern perform for the very first time on radio in a show called Strike A New Note.

21st April 1954...
Running Wild is first broadcast.

4th April 1964...
Series 4 of Two Of A Kind first broadcast.

19th April 1965...
The Intelligence Men is released.

11th April 1966...
That Riviera Touch is released.

8th April 1971...
The BBC broadcast series 5 of The Morecambe & Wise Show.

17th April 1973...
Eric and Ern get an award from the Radio Industries Club for best BBC TV show of the year.

27th April 1993...
The BBC show the documentory The Importance Of Being Ernie.

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.