Morecambe & Wise

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Morecambe & Wise Episode Guide

The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 7 Episode 1
Broadcast05/01/1973
Running Time45 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsCliff Richard, Vicki Carr
SketchesHow to play an old man, Yoga in bed, Tennis, Cliff in the flat
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 7 Episode 2
Broadcast12/01/1973
Running Time45 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsRobert Morley, Vicky Leandros, New World, Ann Hamilton, Reg Lye, Janet Webb
SketchesCulture poetry and music, Piano: no hands, Fired from a cannon, Piano; reflection, Finding a guest star, The Curse Of Tutankhamen
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 7 Episode 3
Broadcast19/01/1973
Running Time45 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsLulu, Rostal & Schaefer, Percy Edwards, Allan Cuthbertson, Damaris Hayman, Les Rawlings, Johnny Shannon, Henry Cooper
SketchesThe inured bird, Getting a violin for the Harpenden String Quartet, The Harpenden String Quartet, Bully on the bench, Nelson, Lulu introduction, Dance routine with Lulu, Summer in the garden with Percy Edwards / bird calls
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 7 Episode 4
Broadcast26/01/1973
Running Time45 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsSusan Hampshire, Georgie Fame & Alan Price, The Settlers, Ann Hamilton, Janet Webb, Jenny Lee-Wright, Percy Edwards (jungle sounds)
SketchesEric’s engagement, Copper’s nark, Eurovision Mucky Poem Competition with Susan Hampshire, Ernie sees a girl home, Eric gets caught in a rope, The Mighty Kong
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 7 Episode 5
Broadcast02/02/1973
Running Time45 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsFrank Finlay, Wilma Reading, Design, Ann Hamilton, Janet Webb, Maryetta Midgley, Vernon Midgley
SketchesThe Jacobean television set, Frank Finlay introduction, The pipe man, Record shop: anniversary present, Frank Finlay, Lust Over London, Frank Finlay tells a joke
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 7 Episode 6
Broadcast09/02/1973
Running Time45 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsHelen Reddy, Alex Welsh & His band, Allan Cuthbertson, Frank Williams, Michael Brennan, Raymond Mason, The voice of Mike Yarwood, Grazina Frame, Christine Shaw
SketchesErnie’s bicentenary, Doing things together at the doctors, On the beach (1), First class rail travel, The gypsy, On the beach (2), The Connoisseurs: chips, Ernie wants to get fit - health shop
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 7 Episode 7
Broadcast16/02/1973
Running Time45 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsAnita Harris, Anthony Sharp, Ann Hamilton, Reg Lye
SketchesMr Memory, Soap advert, Pretty baby song, Greeting card poetry, Northwest frontier of India 1900
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 7 Episode 8
Broadcast23/02/1973
Running Time45 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsWilma Reading, Springfield Revival, Allan Cuthbertson, Ann Hamilton, Jan Rossini
SketchesEric's mucky movie club, Historical tree, Hollywood party impressions, Byron meets Keats, Memories of school, Ernie's legacy - the bank manager
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 7 Episode 9
Broadcast02/03/1973
Running Time45 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsHannah Gordon, Mary Travers, Christopher Neil, Anthony Sharp, Raymond Mason, Christine Shaw, Hatti Riemer
SketchesErnie’s birthday, Cricket, Marriage ceremony, Shopping in the supremarket with Hannah Gordon, Hannah Gordon getting the script, The Moon And 2 1/2p
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 7 Episode 10
Broadcast09/03/1973
Running Time45 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsRoy Castle, Pete Murray, Anne Murray, The Pattersons, Raymond Mason, Les Rawlings, Johnny Vyvyan, John East, Hugh Elton, Charles Finch, Eric French
SketchesEric’s wig, Buying a television, Roy Castle is Ernie’s new partner, Director Ernie Wise/Roy Castle visits, Side By Side with Roy Castle, The poacher, The film set, Call of the Yukon
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 7 Episode 11
Broadcast16/03/1973
Running Time45 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsNana Mouskouri, The Black & White Minstrels, Sooty with Harry Corbett, George Hamilton IV, Grazina Frame, Constance Carling, Johnny Vyvyan
SketchesEric leaves the rat race, Superior Cigars, The Sooty Show, Car racing, Ernie’s birth certificate, Greek dancing, Eric has nothing to do in the evening, Ernie’s new routine for Eric introduction
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 7 Episode 12
Broadcast23/03/1973
Running Time45 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsPeter Cushing, Bernie Winters, Wilma Reading, Alan Price, Georgie Fame
SketchesStar quality and Ern's autograph, Ernest Wise reads Dickens, Mind-reading act, Peter Cushing arrives for his fee, We’ll Walk Up The Avenue routine, The confrontation (the new partner), Peter Cushing
The Morecambe and Wise Show (BBC) Series 7 Episode 13
Broadcast25/12/1973
Running Time60 mins
Written ByEddie Braben
GuestsVanessa Redgrave, Hannah Gordon, John Hanson, The New Seekers, Yehudi Menuhin, Rudolph Nureyev, Laurence Olivier, Andre Previn
SketchesDrums, Lord Ern of Peterborough, Minute waltz, Andre Previn, John Hanson introduction, ‘Give Me Some Men’ routine, Rudolf Nureyev, Hannah Gordon introduction, Windmills Of Your Mind, Yehudi Menuhin, Draught in the bedroom, Vanessa Redgrave introduction, Spanish dancing, Laurence Olivier, Play introduction, Napoleon And Josephine
NotesChristmas show