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  1. Newcastle-filmed TV comedy-drama Undercover is to make its premiere in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Chronicle Live

    ... a co-writer of the show alongside Milligan and Simon Dean. Rigby won a Bafta for best actor in his role as Eric Morecambe in BBC drama Eric and Ernie about the early careers of Britain's famous double-act and he's well-known for playing the annoying ...

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  2. Blame the birds for promenade workRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Lancaster Guardian

    ... Eric' the aim of the A 210,000 project is to make better use of the central seafront either side of the Eric Morecambe statue. Demolition has already started on the car park and play area between Eric on Marine Road Central, in Morecambe. But ...

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  3. How male and female bathing suits got smaller and smallerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | BBC News

    "In the 50s, all young girls aspired to look like their mothers. In the 60s, the big change was the mothers wanted to look like the daughters," quips acclaimed fashion designer David Sassoon.

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  4. Fallon introduces stuffed duck to launch Cadbury PuddlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Brand Republic

    ... beauty of the world in puddles and its expression changes from a frown to a smile. Throughout the ad, Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise's Bring Me Sunshine plays. The TV spot was created by Rob Spicer and Adam Griffin, and directed by Us through Academy ...

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  5. Birds blamed for timing of Morecambe promenade projectRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Lancashire Evening Post

    Dubbed 'Connecting Eric', the aim of the A 210,000 project in Morecambe is to make better use of the central seafront either side of the Eric Morecambe statue. Morecambe Bay is an incredibly important wildlife site of international importance for the numbers and species of birds that feed in the vast mud flats over winter.

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  6. Radio 4 Extra overtakes 6 MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | BBC News

    Radio 4 Extra broadcasts classic comedy shows such as Morecambe and Wise along with new speech programmes including Newsjack and TED Radio Hour BBC Radio 4 Extra has overtaken BBC 6 Music to become the UK's biggest digital-only station, according to the latest audience figures from Rajar. Archive classics like Morecambe and Wise and Dad's Army helped Radio 4's sister station achieve record listeners of 2.17 million a week - an increase of half a million on the last quarter.

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  7. Promenade refurbishment work is down to the birdsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Morecambe Visitor

    ... Eric' the aim of the A 210,000 project is to make better use of the central seafront either side of the Eric Morecambe statue. But residents and local businesses are up in arms over the timing of the project, including Evelyn Archer, chairman of the ...

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  8. Urbani shines in niche one-man comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Iol.co.za

    ... Apart from becoming Eric Bartholomew, who was for a good 40 years much better known by his stage persona, Eric Morecambe, Urbani (pictured) has to morph without the help of computer technology from one character into another babies, mothers, boys, ...

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  9. 'I was terrified about taking Pat Kenny's job' - Prime Time's David McCullaghRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Independent.ie

    Primetime host David McCullagh has revealed that he was terrified about stepping into the hotseat on the current affairs show. McCullagh admitted that he did not take the job straight away when Managing Editor of Primetime David Nally offered it to him.

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  10. Designers come up with new set of options to replace unloved elderly people signRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Mail on Sunday

    What's a jollier way to warn of old folk ahead? Designers come up with new set of options to replace unloved elderly people sign Last year, the Government's tsar for the elderly, Dr Ros Altmann, said the sign should be banned altogether because it puts off employers from hiring people over 50. Margaret Calvert, responsible for many of our road signs - including 'Men at Work' and 'Children Crossing' but not the elderly people - has come up with a sprightlier couple, jauntily crossing the road, hand in hand. Another offering, based on Morecambe and Wise, comes from creative consultant David Worthington, while graphic designer Jason Godfrey suggested a sign based on pills and tablets.

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  11. Stan 'The Man' BoardmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Wirral Globe

    The evening will be a multi-media experience with his greatest TV clips from The Comedians to his infamous appearance on The Des O'Connor Show , where he made national news. Stan : Morecambe and Wise and Norman Wisdom.

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  12. Tough guy exterior hid a heart bigger than the man himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Independent.ie

    With Derek Davis, what you saw wasn't all you got. There was plenty to be got from the public personality of this larger-than-life character, in every sense of the phrase, but there was a lot more which only his family and friends were privileged to see.

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  13. Morecambe and Wise monument will be well ErnedRead the original story

    Wednesday May 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. This towering bronze wall relief of Eric Morecambe cuddling his best friend and comedy partner Ernie Wise will take pride of place on Morecambe promenade opposite the Winter Gardens when it opens in 2016.

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  14. Make mine a double, pleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Sunday Herald

    THIS may well have my old arithmetic teacher turning in his grave, but you often find that one plus one equals more than two. THIS may well have my old arithmetic teacher turning in his grave, but you often find that one plus one equals more than two.

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  15. Skits from veteran playwright Michael Frayn reviewed by Quentin LettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Daily Mail

    Sofia's frozen embryo battle gets nasty: Ex Nick Loeb launches media blitz pleading for the 'lives they created' and insisting on custody of their 'children' - as she accepts Walk of Fame honor Mother of naked toddler found crying in a dumpster is discovered 'murdered' and his five-year-old brother is also missing HAS CAMERON WON? Sensational UK election exit poll puts Prime Minister on course for a return to No 10 with tiny majority and Labour LOSES seats Inside the secret life of a Geisha: Intimate photos of the women maintaining the 400-year-old tradition in modern Japan Dad ordered to pay child support for just one twin after DNA test reveals other baby was fathered by someone else Boston bomber's lawyer calls on anti-execution nun who inspired Dead Man Walking to defend him in surprise 11th hour testimony PIERS MORGAN: Free speech means I must defend this vile, disgusting woman from ... (more)

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  16. VIDEO: Nuisance NHS caller thrown out of Leeds court after donning wig in bizarre sit-in protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Yorkshire 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. Sorry, we're having problems with our video player at the moment, but are working to fix it as soon as we can A phone 'pest' who repeatedly hassled emergency service, hospital and council staff had to be forcibly removed from court after being banned from making nuisance calls.

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  17. Car Torque .... with TV presenter Nick OwenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Northern Echo

    ... taught via formal lessons with a driving instructor and by my father. My ideal passenger would probably be Eric Morecambe, my hero. A very funny man, of course, but like me a passionate supporter of Luton Town Football Club. I interviewed him on ...

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  18. Development work to start on Morecambe seafrontRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | 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. Work is due to start next week on a 210,000 project to improve the central seafront either side of the Eric Morecambe statue.

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  19. Morecambe Carnival huge success for townRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2015 | Morecambe Visitor

    ... the fairy tale twins Tweedledum and Tweedledee. The West End Traders won Best Musical Float, with help from Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise impersonators Bob More and Roy Dennis singing 'Bring Me Sunshine'. Steampunk enthusiasts The League of Splendid ...

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  20. Drum beats in Midlands poll battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Newsday

    What do Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy and Morecambe and Wise have in common with Sajid Javid, Tristram Hunt, Nigel Farage and Lorely Burt? The answer is that they have all appeared at the theatre formerly known as the Aston Hippodrome in Birmingham, now reincarnated as The Drum arts centre. How appropriate that the culmination of our BBC Midlands Today coverage of this most dramatic and unpredictable campaign should take place in its auditorium.

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