Morecambe & Wise

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

Pictures

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Associated Links

Piccadilly Palace
In the US, the last ATV series, Two Of A Kind, was called Piccadilly Palace.

Going to America
Eric and Ern decide to try their luck in America, but things did not go to plan.

Eric and Ern Abroad
How were Eric and Ern seen abroad, and was it all that bad?

The Palladium Show - Toronto
The official program for the Palladium Show in Toronto that Morecambe and Wise appeared in.

Audio Features
A growing collection of audio features that you can listen to online or download to your computer or mobile device.


Ed Sullivan - The Shows

2010 Article
Ed Sullivan
Ed Sullivan
It is documented elsewhere on this site (see the links to the left) about the American exploits of Morecambe and Wise....

How they went over at the invitation of the very popular show host Ed Sullivan, and how they didn’t go down as planned.

This has been attributed to many things such as speaking too fast or the divide in America/English humour, the allotted strict time or the sometimes gung-ho editing to suit advertising.

The material is rarely seen, if ever, in the UK, with the only available clip coming as part of the Beatles DVD set, of the bands appearance on the show.

But what of the other material, is it really that bad?

In this article we will describe each appearance in chronological order along with images, so that at least if you never get to see the footage, you know what was in it.

Updates to this section will be on-going until we have completed the set.

Appearances:
17th March 1963
24th March 1963
4th August 1963
3rd November 1963
23rd February 1964
24th May 1964
26th July 1964
2nd May 1965
26th November 1967
7th January 1968
4th February 1968
5th May 1968
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