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

4th July 1963...
Eric and Ern open the Ape house at Belle Vue Zoo.

1st July 1970...
The BBC broadcast series 4 of The Morecambe & Wise Show

12th July 1977...
Eric was presented with an Honorary Degree from Princess Alexandra by The University of Lancaster

23rd July 1999...
A statue of Eric is unveiled by the Queen in 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.