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2009 Article

Eric and shirt
Getting Shirty: Eric's statue in Morecambe gets a makeover to mark the launch of Red Nose Day 2009. The Stella McCartney-designed Morecambe and Wise T-shirts are on sale in TL Maxx.

Ernie Wise might not yet have his own statue in Morely but he is gracing a very special T-short designed to raise funds for this year’s Red Nose Day.

The Morecambe and Wise shorts have been designed by Stella McCartney to reflect the nature of Red Nose Day and its 2009 theme Do Something Funny for Money.

It features an iconic portrait of Eric and Ern by David Bailey and to launch this year's fundraising, one was even worn by Eric's statue in his home town of Morecambe.

It was one of seven statues across the UK to be made over with the T-shirts.

The T-shirt is being sold exclusively through TK Maxx stores for between £5.99 and £14.99, with between £3 and £8 per T-shirt going to Comic Releif.

© Morley Observer 2009

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