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  1. Feature: West Brom legend Laurie Cunningham and a tribute dinner in his honourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcBurton

    ... of several famous statues including one of Revie and sculptures of cricketer Fred Trueman and comedian Eric Morecambe. "If like me you are a football lover from a bygone era, you'll know how significant a place the 'Three Degrees' have within the ...

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  2. Tiger Lillies, Durham Gala TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Northern Echo

    A GROUP of people came in late, just as the singer was repeatedly chanting "you dribble down your chin". The singer was Martyn Jacques; the falsetto-voiced, accordion-playing singer/songwriter who wears white face make-up , a bowler hat, Victorian garb and a pony tail that touches his backside.

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  3. Eric Morecambe darts challenge with Bobby George this FridayRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | 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 Eric Morecambe Darts Trophy at the Trimpell features Bobby George and former world number one Colin Lloyd.

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  4. Angela Rippon's remarkable legs steal the show as she plays tennis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Mail on Sunday

    'I want to ask my children for forgiveness': Orthodox Jewish father who lost seven of his eight children in Sabbath house fire breaks down as their tiny coffins are flown to Israel for burial Human remains found in search for family-of-four who mysteriously disappeared without a trace from their Alaska home one year ago The four-second rule that could change your life: New book teaches you to break bad habits in a trice California hikers 'ignored warning signs' before 70ft cliff crumbled under their feet killing one and leaving another with life-threatening injuries Afghanistan reservist puts himself and family in hospital after taking a blow torch to a souvenir machine gun bullet in his Illinois backyard Disgraced NBC anchor Brian Williams makes first public appearance since suspension - at fundraiser for his private Catholic high school where he donates $50k The real reason Harry's ... (more)

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  5. Eric and Ernie share their insights into Midlands footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Black Country Bugle

    ... the records of 'Three Great Midlands Clubs', Albion, Birmingham and Wolves, and also contained the views of Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise on the Midlands soccer scene. The second book was introduced by TV presenter Brian Moore, who remembered ...

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  6. Great Britain to honor its comedy greats on April Fool's DayRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Linn's Stamp News

    Great Britain's Royal Mail will honor 60 years of comedy on its Comedy Greats stamps to be issued April 1. An article in the March issue of Royal Mail's British Philatelic Bulletin begins, "This issue celebrates brilliantly distinctive British humour by paying tribute to generations of comic geniuses - from Norman Wood and Spike Milligan to [Dawn] French and [Jennifer] Saunders, Lenny Henry and Victoria Wood via [Eric] Morecambe and [Ernie] Wise and Monty Python. These are revered practitioners from the past 60 years, including many whose work is considered a landmark in comedy.

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  7. The Reduced Shakespeare tackle the subject they were born to reduce - comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Watford Observer

    They've skewered history, the Bible and the world's most celebrated playwright, and now the Reduced Shakespeare Company tackles the subject it was born to reduce - comedy. Rosy Moorhead talks to Reducer Gary Fannin ahead of the boys' gig at the Old Town Hall and asks why does the chicken cross the road? Yes, it's three dumb Americans running around on stage with lots of different costumes, props flying back and forth, silly jokes, silly wigs, fake boobs, all the classics! This one's very informative, you do actually learn about the history of comedy and some funny people, like Abraham Lincoln.

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  8. In praise of: Barry CryerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | This Is Bristol

    We live in an era where there is room for all types of comedy, from the political to the deliberately shocking, but it does no harm to celebrate the era Barry and his peers came from, the time of Morecambe and Wise and Ronnie Barker.

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  9. Clowns are "floppy-shoed servants of evil"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Guardian-series.co.uk

    They've skewered history, the Bible and the world's most celebrated playwright, and now the Reduced Shakespeare Company tackles the subject it was born to reduce - comedy. Yes, it's three dumb Americans running around on stage with lots of different costumes, props flying back and forth, silly jokes, silly wigs, fake boobs, all the classics! This one's very informative, you do actually learn about the history of comedy and some funny people, like Abraham Lincoln.

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  10. Town looks to better and brighter futureRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Morecambe Visitor

    ... Morecambe and Wise-themed tourist attraction 'The Sunshine Garden of Fame' and a series of events celebrating Eric Morecambe *A rearrangement of car parks and road crossings near the Eric Morecambe statue to connect the town centre and seafront ...

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  11. The sketch show with a brilliant star- and even better make-up:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Daily Mail

    You can't see the join, as Eric Morecambe used to say admiringly when he lifted Ernie Wise's fringe, checking for a toupee. And even on a high-definition screen, it was impossible to spot where Paul Whitehouse's face stopped and his characters' make-up took over in Nurse .

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  12. Uplifting evening listening to Fiona Castle at Brierley HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Black Country Bugle

    PEOPLE might not have heard of The Waterfront Christian Fellowship Centre at Brierley Hill. I hadn't, I only came to it by chance when I saw an advert recently announcing An Audience with Fiona Castle.

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  13. Ephraim Hardcastle: Ursula Andrews say Daniel Craig is a great actor, but not James BondRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Daily Mail

    Ursula Andress, who appeared in the first Bond film, Dr No, says of current 007, Daniel Craig: 'He's a great actor, but not James Bond.' Adding that her old co-star, Sir Sean Connery, remains the 'true' Bond.

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  14. Eric Morecambe-themed fun run plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    LANCASTER City Council has joined forces with Lancaster and Morecambe Athletics Club to organise a very special Eric Morecambe themed charity event this March. To celebrate the swift return of the Eric Morecambe statue to its rightful place on the prom after it was vandalised, an 'Eric' inspired 3k fun run will take place on Saturday, March 14. Starting at 11am the fun run, which takes place the day after Red Nose Day, is also an opportunity for runners to raise money for Comic Relief.

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  15. Des O'Connor the legend is coming to MelkshamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Wiltshire Times

    The 83-year-old former TV presenter and singer with 36 albums and four top ten singles to his name will be at the Assembly Hall in June. O'Connor has performed with some of the leading names of showbiz, Frank Sinatra, Liberace, the Beatles and Shirley Bassey to name a few, but for millions he will be best known as being the butt of the jokes of the country's TV treasures, comic duo Morecambe and Wise.

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  16. Casino night to raise funds for Morecambe CarnivalRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | 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. A red carpet welcome with 'Las Vegas showgirls' awaits guests at a casino night to raise money for Morecambe Carnival this Saturday .

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  17. Eric Morecambe run for Comic ReliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | BBC News

    A fun run inspired by Eric Morecambe will be held in his Lancashire hometown for Comic Relief on 14 March. The inaugural "Leg it with Eric" race will celebrate the return of the late comedian's statue to Morecambe after it was vandalised last year.

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  18. ALUN Cochrane's son is his biggest critic.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Warrington Guardian

    Who needs to worry about scathing reviews when your nearest and dearest ranks you below the dog - and the rest of the family for that matter - in terms of comedy appeal? Alun told Weekend: "We were on our way to school and he said he was going to put the family into 'an order'. I came last and the dog came top.

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  19. My portrait of Eric really packs a punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Morecambe Visitor

    ... portrait painter. But Rob has swapped boxing canvas for an artist's canvas and created a knockout likeness of Eric Morecambe which is set to go on public display. The ex-fighter's portrait of Eric comes with approval from the comedian's family and ...

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  20. Simon Plumb and 'Charlie' are set to perform at the Vaudeville Variety Show in Lymm this JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Warrington Guardian

    LYMM Panto's big brother, the Vaudeville Variety Show, is coming to the village for a night of burlesque dancing, adult humour and outrageous sketches. The show will see the Lymm Panto cast reunited after the hugely successful 'Best of Lymm Panto' run last year and, with the variety show expected to be just as popular, people are urged to buy tickets fast.

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