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  1. Morecambe Gets Wise: Stamp of approval for Eric MorecambeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Morecambe Visitor

    ... of stamps paying tribute to Britain's best-loved comedians and speculation is growing that our very own Eric Morecambe may be on one of the stamps. This came after an announcement that a first day cover is being released on April 1 (April Fool's ...

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  2. GALLERY: A nostalgic look back at Skegness, featuring the Red Arrows, ...Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Skegness Standard

    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 one of the Red Arrows was taken in 1981 as the flew over Skegness beach during carnival week with the remains of the pier following earlier storm damage.

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  3. GALLERY: A nostlgic look back at Skegness, featuring the Red Arrows,...Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Skegness Standard

    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 one of the Red Arrows was taken in 1981 as the flew over Skegness beach during carnival week with the remains of the pier following earlier storm damage.

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    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily Star

    FUNNY MEN: Dermot O'Leary with Mrs Brown on stage during the 2015 National Television Awards at the O2 Arena [PA] The comedy star says making a feature length movie is much harder work than his TV series and he has resisted offers to i lm a sequel. Last year Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie took more than 4million at the box ofi ce in its i rst weekend of release.

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  5. Opinion: Miranda - a fond farewell or good riddance?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... in her inner circle. She confides in us with knowing looks and asides to camera, a technique she took from Eric Morecambe (one of her comedy "heroes"). The cosy setting amplifies the intimacy. Most of the action takes place in the shop, Gary's ...

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  6. 'Wolf Hall' Draws 3.9 Million Viewers in BBC Two DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Hollywood Reporter

    Miniseries Wolf Hall on BBC Two on Wednesday drew 3.9 million viewers in its U.K. debut, according to overnight ratings. The performance, which amounts to a 16.5 percent share of people watching TV in Britain at the time, is a strong one for the channel, which typically gets smaller audiences than the public broadcaster's flagship network BBC One.

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  7. Re-View: Old Mother Goose, York Theatre Royal, until January 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | York Press

    More than two weeks remain of serving up the Goose, keeping it fresh until the end of the month, and Damian Cruden and Dame Berwick Kaler 's cast continue to chase the laughter with gusto. Restored villain David Leonard's dandy, disdainful Dreaded Lurgi has really hit the straps since press night way back on December 12. His "wahey" after each punchline putdown recalls the great Eric Morecambe and his jousting jesting with Dame Berwick's Aggie Goosegog is becoming more competitive by the show, leaving each other breathless at one point.

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  8. How to make the perfect cheese and onion pieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Business News

    Shortcrust, cheesy or plain pastry, crumbly or creamy cheese , how do you cook the onions - and does it need spuds and sauce? Cheese and onion, like Morecambe and Wise or gin and tonic, is one of those combination that just works. It is far and away the best flavour of crisp , and it is also one of the finest sandwich fillings known to man.

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  9. Morecambe Gets Wise: Your chance to own a 'mini Eric'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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. Graham Ibbeson sculpting new miniatures of the Eric Morecambe Statue.

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  10. We're walking on sunshine for new Morecambe and Wise 'walk of fame'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 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. Celebrity friends and fans of Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise will have pride of place in a new 'walk of fame' in Morecambe.

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  11. Comedian Hugh Dennis: "Outnumbered was great from start to finish"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... not funny, and Dara A' Briain is Mr Science. I love Lee Mack because I feel he is the modern version of Eric Morecambe. As for Holly? She's lovely. She was incredibly sweet and lovely. I took some shortbread for her and her friends and they were so ...

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  12. Emergency repair work set to begin on Swansea's historic Palace...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | IcNetwork

    Swansea's Palace Theatre a playhouse where Oscar winner Sir Anthony Hopkins made his professional acting debut which is in danger of collapse after being left derelict The Victorian Society has welcomed the news that emergency repair work is expected to begin on Swansea's historic Palace Theatre though concerns remain about the building's long term future. The theatre was included in the Victorian Society's list of the Top Ten Most Endangered Buildings in England and Wales 2013 as its dilapidation had become so severe it threatened the building's survival.

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  13. 'Brilliant' clown who performed with Morecambe and Wise and the Two Ronnies laid to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Surrey Advertiser

    Sonny Fossett, who performed with the likes of Morecambe and Wise, has been remembered as a great dad, grandfather and one of a kind The funeral of Sonny Fossett, who spent the last six years of his life in Westcott , took place at Guildford Crematorium on Tuesday January 6. The 83-year-old, who died on December, had a successful career as an entertainer and even met the Queen. Sonny was born on May 4 1931 in Henley on Arden to parents Burt and Fanny, and the youngest of seven children.

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  14. Comedy corner with Bobby MurdockRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | Warrington Guardian

    This month, the Padgate resident wonders whether we'll see the likes of Morecambe and Wise ever again and looks ahead to the Edinburgh Festival 2015. I'M really glad that Eric Morecambe's statue is back in its rightful place...after a man tried to saw one of his legs off! I was absolutely gutted when I found out about what had happened as I've always been a big fan of the late comedian.

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  15. Football legend Ruud Gullit: "You know how men are. I can punch you, then we can have a beer"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Radio Times

    ... of the Day's finest, hard at it in BBC Sport's spanking new Salford HQ. He adjusts a thick-rimmed pair of Eric Morecambe specs (who knew?) and settles back next to a recumbent Alan Shearer. And who is that, texting like a teenager at the end? Only ...

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  16. OBE for Eric Morecambe's widowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | 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. Picture by Julian Brown for The LEP 11/12/14 Eric Morecambe statue's return to Morecambe.

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  17. Cult family's show - the Harri-Parris - heading this wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Milford Mercury

    CULT hit the Harri-Parris, the all-singing, all-dancing, not remotely functional west-Walian farming family created by Mai oh Mai Productions, are preparing to visit The Torch Theatre with their second comedy drama, with all-new, original songs, in February . The Harri-Parris: The Big Day will be the company's second production, and the second to follow the ups and downs of the Harri-Parris.

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  18. How Ernie Wise (Almost) Made The UK's First Mobile Phone CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Londonist

    ... The patronage of Little Ern may seem a little incongruous, but Wise had already done an ad for Atari with Eric Morecambe earlier that decade, and was already well-versed in hawking grey, clunky pieces of tech, for presumably a neat little pay ...

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  19. Forget Cuban cigars, onesies and even socks - noising up cold callers ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    BARACK Omigod, CEO of the United States of Amnesia, has decreed that it's now OK to go Cuba and bring back suitcases full of cigars. BARACK Omigod, CEO of the United States of Amnesia, has decreed that it's now OK to go Cuba and bring back suitcases full of cigars.

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  20. Fred Hughes: 'Don't strip me of Pig Pen memories'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | This Is Staffordshire

    "Great!" I raved. "About time." Then I realised he was talking about Parliament Row in Hanley.

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