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  1. Eric and Little Ern, with Ian Ashpitel as Ernie Wise and Jonty Stephens as Eric MorecambeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | York Press

    SLAPSTICK comedy is somewhat hard to come by these days. Cheap gags have been passed over for a new wave of comedy, but Eric And Little Ern revitalised a style of older generation humour that should be more frequent on the comedy stage, and brought with it fun, passion and roaring laughter.

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  2. Denis Kilcommons: Memories of childhood programmes that are impossible to eraseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcChuddersfield

    We were reminiscing about children's television programmes and, I have to admit, I always thought it was funny peculiar that Andy Pandy, Loobyloo and Ted all lived together in that one picnic hamper. If a new version is ever produced, the makers may have to provide them with separate accommodation to stay within the rules of propriety.

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  3. Ade Edmondson on Rik Mayall: 'I'm just completely awash still'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The comedian - who worked with Mayall on The Young Ones and Bottom - has never spoken to the press before about his grief and still struggles to articulate how he feels.

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  4. VIDEO: The 'Eric Morecambe statue' returnsRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Morecambe Visitor

    Passersby did a double-take on Saturday afternoon because a human version of the famous landmark had taken its place. Paul Frith, a fan of the famous Morecambe-born comedian, covered himself from head to toe in black paint and is spending a few hours pretending to be the statue to raise money for charity.

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  5. Comedy pairing set to be ElectricRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Eric and Little Ern is coming to the West Dorset venue on November 18 following two acclaimed runs at Edinburgh Festival, two National tours and a West End season. The production, brought to Bridport by Seabright Productions, vividly brings back the warm memories of a bygone era, recreating some of the finest moments of Eric and Ernie's television and stage performances through the use of classic sketches alongside new material devised by the show's performers.

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  6. How radio comedy stars secretly broadcast from Wales during the BlitzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | IcNetwork

    A new production from Clwyd Theatre Cymru reveals how '40s household names like Arthur Askey and Tommy Handley relocated to Bangor In 1941, at the height of the London blitz, it was decided that the stars of the nation's favourite radio comedy, It's That Man Again, should be moved to a safer place. So the nation's comedy stars found themselves in a draughty Penrhyn Hall in Bangor, pretending to an audience of millions that they were still "somewhere in England".

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  7. Eric sculptor to give advice on fixing vandalised statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Lancashire Evening Post

    The sculptor who created the famous Eric Morecambe statue is to give advice on how to repair the vandalised artwork. The bronze statue on Morecambe seafront was attacked last weekend and Eric had to be removed while Lancaster Council discusses how best to repair him.

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  8. Oar-fully good yarnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Basingstoke Gazette

    FOLLOWING on from a hugely successful tour in 2012, Craig Gilbert's adaptation of Three Men in a Boat will be returning to Basingstoke at the end of the month. Original Theatre Company and Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds will be presenting Jerome K Jerome's classic tale of boating misadventure at The Haymarket on Friday, 31 October and Saturday 1, November.

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  9. FOLLOWING on from a hugely successful tour in 2012, Craig Gilbert's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Andover Advertiser

    FOLLOWING on from a hugely successful tour in 2012, Craig Gilbert's adaptation of Three Men in a Boat will be returning to Basingstoke at the end of the month. Original Theatre Company and Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds will be presenting Jerome K Jerome's classic tale of boating misadventure at The Haymarket on Friday, 31 October and Saturday 1, November.

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  10. Barnsley sculptor hits out at vandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Barnsley Chronicle

    THE Barnsley sculptor who created the iconic statue of Eric Morecambe which has been badly vandalised, has described the attack as moronic. Police were called to Marine Road Central in Morecambe last weekend following reports that the statue, which overlooks Morecambe Bay, had been badly damaged.

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  11. Almost 40 years after doing high kicks on Morecombe & Wise, the TV...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Daily Mail

    Why Angela's still a lover of leather at 70: Almost 40 years after doing high kicks on Morecombe & Wise, the TV presenter admits making pact to 'grow old disgracefully' She flashed her long and shapely pins for the first time when she ventured out from behind the newsdesk and danced on the Morecombe & Wise show. And almost 40 years on Angela Rippon is only too happy to continue to show them off in one of her favourite outfits: leather trousers and knee high boots.

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  12. Eric and Little Ern, with Ian Ashpitel as Ernie Wise and Jonty Stephens as Eric MorecambeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | York Press

    "Ian and I go back a long way to when we were at drama school 30 years ago," says Jonty, who will be appearing with Ian at the Grand Opera House, York, on Monday. "We're members of the Stage Golfing Society at Richmond Golf Club in Surrey; we're both golfers and every year we do a show for the golf club members, a little turn.

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  13. Kobo Aura H20Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | GadgetSpeak

    No doubt you are familiar with 'Singing in the Rain' whether in its original Gene Kelly version of the Morecambe & Wise comedy routine. Now it could be said that we have 'Reading in the Rain' with a new product from Kobo.

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  14. Fans bring sunshine to Morecambe in Eric's sorry absenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | ITV

    Eric Morecambe fans have been performing a seaside stand-up routine to fill in for their absent hero after his statue was vandalised in an attempted theft. A right foot is all that remains of the comedian's bronze figure, which was unveiled by the Queen in 1999, after the failed attempt to cut through one of the statue's legs at the weekend.

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  15. Man arrested after attempt was made to steal statue of Harpenden comedian Eric MorecambeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Stalbans Review

    Morecambe, best known for his role in the TV series The Morecambe & Wise Show, lived in Harpenden until his death on May 28, 1984. The Queen unveiled the bronze figure on the promenade in July 1999 and was joined by Morecambe's widow, Joan, and his children, Gary, Gail and Steven.

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  16. Couple who found hacksaw blade near Eric Morecambe statue tell their storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Morecambe Visitor

    Stuart Campbell poses with the Eric Morecambe statue just before the police and council came to take it away for repairs. It was a crisp and blue-skied October morning when Stuart Campbell and Jane Icely decided to take a walk along the prom in their new home of Morecambe.

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  17. Date given for Eric Morecambe statue to be reinstatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ... reads: "That this house notes that on Saturday 11th October an individual tried to cut into and steal the Eric Morecambe statue in Morecambe; further notes that that Eric had to be taken down by Lancaster City Council for safety reasons: deplores ...

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  18. Send us your Eric pose picturesRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Lancashire Evening Post

    Visitors to Morecambe seafront were shocked to find the well-loved Eric Morecambe statue had been vandalised over the weekend. Eric has had to be removed by Lancaster Council while he undergoes repairs, after a man tried to saw through the bronze statue's leg.

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  19. A guide to swapping sidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | BBC News

    After making history by winning the Clacton by-election, Douglas Carswell has returned to Westminster as UKIP's first elected member of Parliament. From the simple logistical issue of where he sits in the House of Commons as UKIP's solitary MP to how he votes when free from the close attention of a party whip, everything will be different from his previous life on the Conservative backbenches.

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  20. 'Eric Morecambe would see the funny side' says chauffeurRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Morecambe Visitor

    ... and the late TV personality Sir Robin Day, as well as Eric's family. Mike said actor Bob Golding, who played Eric Morecambe in the ITV biopic of Tommy Cooper and in a touring one-man stage show across the UK, has already pledged his support for such ...

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