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  1. Making a Christmas special 'special'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... That's a huge relief if your festive episode is expected to be one of the year's biggest TV highlights. "Eric Morecambe and Eddie Braben [Eric and Ernie's principle writer] used to tell me that they started thinking about the Christmas shows in ...

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  2. YouTube: Everton's Christmas CrackersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Everton FC

    How do you beat 'Bring Me Sunshine'? Last year's Everton Christmas video - a parody of players and staff singing the famous Morecambe and Wise ditty - was a massive hit, attracting over 170,000 views on YouTube. This year, to give fans something different, we got the players to share that loved and loathed festive tradition of Christmas cracker jokes.

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  3. Statue man is a true leg-endRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Morecambe Visitor

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. No, this isn't a comedy sketch in the Morecambe and Wise tradition, this actually happened on Saturday at the Globe Arena.

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  4. SLIDESHOW: Eric Morecambe statue returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Morecambe Visitor

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Eric Morecambe statue's return to Morecambe.

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  5. Review: Harrogate Theatre's Cinderella simply magicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Harrogate Advertiser

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The classic rags-to-riches fairytale of Cinderella has been transformed with zest, wit and a whole wardrobe of sparkling new costumes for this year's pantomime at Harrogate Theatre, writes Katie Oxtoby.

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  6. VIDEO: Interview with Eric Morecambe statue creatorRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Morecambe Visitor

    ... pace. The gardens next to the Midland hotel will house a bronze relief of the comedy double act created by Eric Morecambe statue sculptor Graham Ibbeson. Campaigners are trying to raise A 50,000 to pay for the Morecambe and Wise wall art, which will ...

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  7. No laughing matter for dying comicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Sunday Herald

    ... its toll on mental health and that the "funny man" in a double act was three times more likely to die young. Eric Morecambe, below, died at 58, but straight man partner Ernie Wise reached 73; Peter Cook was 57 when he died but partner Dudley Moore ...

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  8. League Two round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Ananova

    ... held 0-0 at Cambridge and Luton drop to fourth after a disappointing 3-0 defeat at Morecambe. Playing for the Eric Morecambe Trophy, Morecambe were already 1-0 up thanks to Kevin Ellison's 17th minute goal when Luton's Steve McNulty was sent off. ...

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  9. Football tribute for Eric MorecombeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Newsday

    The League Two match between Morecambe FC and Luton Town, being played in Lancashire, will celebrate the restoration of a statue of the TV star. The statue has been repaired and reinstalled in Morecambe after a man tried to saw off one of its legs.

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  10. Des does humourRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Kidderminster Shuttle

    Veteran entertainer Des O'Connor can see the funny side of most things, even those known to induce their fair share of irritation - satnavs, recycling bins, children's birthday parties, the New Year sales... But then the ever youthful octogenarian has a lot to smile about. Figures just released from Nielsen BookScan confirm that his new book of comic verse, Laughter Lines, which highlights the funny side of all these potentially stressful subjects and many others, has secured the number one spot in poetry sales.

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  11. Eric Morecambe's family hope it's honours even when Shrimps meet LutonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Morecambe Visitor

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The family of the much-loved comedian were at the Globe Arena on Thursday to hand over the trophy the two sides will contest at the Globe Arena.

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  12. As the Welsh accent is voted one of the most attractive in the UK,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | IcNetwork

    ... resonant intonations making him look alluring, even despite the chronically unsexy turtle neck jumper and Eric Morecambe specs he's sporting in this clip. Dropping the Transatlantic twang she uses in most of of her film roles, CZJ lets her sonorous ...

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  13. Eric's statue brings back the sunshine to MorecambeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Lancashire Evening Post

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Nine weeks after being damaged in a hacksaw attack, the landmark statue of comedian Eric Morecambe was reinstalled in its original location, and inspected by his widow Joan, son Gary and daughter Gail.

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  14. Eric Morecambe Statue Reinstalled After Vandalism AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | ContactMusic.com

    A statue of late British comedy great Eric Morecambe has been returned to its rightful place in Lancashire, England after an attempted theft and vandalism case. The sculpture, designed by Graham Ibbeson, was unveiled by Queen Elizabeth Ii in the funnyman's hometown of Morecambe in 1999, 15 years after the star's death.

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  15. Eric Morecambe statue returns to Lancashire hometown after attempted theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | ITV

    It led distraught fans to start performing their own stand-up routines along the seaside promenade in Eric's honour. But thanks to the efforts of sculptor Graham Ibbeson and a foundry in London, Eric was restored to mint condition to take his place overlooking Morecambe Bay.

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  16. Restored Eric Morecambe statue unveiled after foot was sawn off in botched burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Mirror.co.uk

    The vandal-hit statue of Eric Morecambe was unveiled today after being restored to its former glory - and you could not see the join. Joan defied travel chaos and stormy weather to make the 360-mile round trip from her home in Harpenden, Herts., to Morecambe, Lancs, and got up close and personal with the statue on a windswept sea-front.

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  17. Eric Morecambe statue returns homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Newsday

    Eric Morecambe's statue is back in its rightful place after a man tried to saw off one of its legs. The sculpture's designer Graham Ibbeson and a foundry in London repaired the statue, which has now been reinstalled near the late comedian's birthplace, overlooking Morecambe Bay.

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  18. VIDEO: Eric Morecambe statue returns homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Morecambe Visitor

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox.

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  19. Family delighted with Eric Morecambe statue comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Morecambe Visitor

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The great man's widow Joan, his sons Gary and Steven, and daughter Gail all smiled broadly as they visited the landmark on Thursday afternoon.

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  20. Eric Morecambe statue returns with a clunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Morecambe Visitor

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. There wasn't much fanfare as Graham Ibbeson ambled across the prom from Costa Coffee to 'unveil' the Eric Morecambe statue, writes GREG LAMBERT.

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