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  1. Opera Dudes will be at the Waterfall Parochial Hall this weekend as part of Live & LocalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Your Leek Paper

    Waterfall Parochial Hall will be the venue for the Live & Local event on Friday, October 9, featuring the Opera Dudes with their show 'Licensed to Trill'. Il Divo meets Morecambe and Wise.


  2. Jonty Stephens and Ian Ashpitel bring the laughter to The Sundial...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    Jonty Stephens and Ian Ashpitel bring the laughter to The Sundial Theatre in Cirencester with new show Eric and Ern CIRENCESTER -based actor Jonty Stephens is looking to bring the sunshine back to his home-town when his live stage show Eric and Ern arrives for one night only at the Sundial Theatre on November 20. The show, which stars Jonty as Eric Morecombe and fellow actor Ian Ashpitel as Ernie Wise, is an affectionate celebration of much-loved comedy duo Morecombe and Wise, and includes some of the classic TV sketches as well as undiscovered gems and original pieces written in their style. Their previous show, Eric and Little Ern, was first performed in Edinburgh before a small tour, which included the Sundial theatre in Cirencester.


  3. Personal tributes paid to - man of the people'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 6 | The Argus

    PARTY colleagues and neighbours have revealed the humorous, down-to-earth and likeable character that lay behind one of the country's post-war political giants. Tributes have continued to pour in for former chancellor and defence secretary Denis Healey who died peacefully at his Alfriston home on Saturday after a short illness.


  4. Opera meets comedy for an entertaining night in Acton TrussellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 4 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    A MUSICAL and comic duo will blend Il Divo with Morecambe and Wise for an evening of fun in Acton Trussell on Saturday. Opera Dudes are performing at Acton Trussell Community Centre as part of the Live and Local scheme, which brings top quality shows to rural areas.


  5. Opinion: 'Derby's Hippodrome must be preserved'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 4 | This is Derbyshire

    THE Derby Telegraph receives lots of letters each week on issues affecting Derby and Derbyshire, as well as further afield. This one looks at Derby's Hippodrome.


  6. I'm loving Angels, says MilibandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2011 | Newsday

    He said he and partner Justine Thornton sang along to the hit ballad "at the top of our voices" while driving. Mr Miliband's married Labour colleagues Ed Balls and Yvette Cooper go for Elvis Presley's Can't Help Falling in Love.


  7. Comic genius remembered on railway walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 |

    Using the third in a series of 12 walks produced by the Bentham Line, we follow an easy two-and-a-half mile route along the coast from Morecambe to Bare Lane. There is plenty to see, including the larger than life-sized statue depicting comic legend Eric Morecambe in one of his characteristic poses with a pair of binoculars around his neck .


  8. Bay Cycle Way to feature on BBC's Countryfile on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ... pudding capital Cartmel, Birkrigg stone circle, Gleaston Water Mill, the scenic Morecambe promenade, the Eric Morecambe statue, Morecambe's art deco hotel The Midland, the Georgian splendour of Lancaster and the RSPB's wildlife haven at Leighton ...


  9. Youngsters don dancing shoes for Darlington festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    TAP: Grace Gilhen performs for the judges in the Year 7&8 Novice Tap dance at Darlington Festival of Performing Arts. Picture: ANDY LAMB The event saw participants from across the north pit their skills against each other in categories including tap, modern, ballet and song and dance.


  10. The word of Dodd: a Diy interview with funnyman KenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 | This Is Leicestershire

    Ken Dodd's dog leapt up and sunk its teeth in Geoff Rowe's left hand. Ken, Ken's wife and Geoff stood open mouthed for a few seconds before the veteran comedian apologised profusely and pulled the 10-year-old poodle away.


  11. Lloyd & Andrea say goodbye to the StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | UTV

    ... on that it would probably work better if I was Steve McDonald's Ernie Wise and just let him go and be the Eric Morecambe and then try and pick up the scraps, that's what I've done for 10 years." Actress Hayley Tamaddon played Andrea for nearly two ...


  12. Oh Goody! Tim Brooke-Taylor and Chris Serle are the first guests...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Gazette Series

    ... hesitant start as a schoolboy magician, his directing of Orson Welles in a feature film and an encounter with Eric Morecambe on a beach in Portugal among the likely tales. Signing up Chris - one of the 'That's Life!' TV show presenters - and Tim is ...


  13. Miami beaches to theme parks on your doorstep - why Florida is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Daily Mail

    ... Miami. This was memorable if only because in the departure lounge at Heathrow I found myself standing next to Eric Morecambe and his wife Joan. Bring me sunshine, he was probably singing to himself. He needn't have worried; while it was freezing in ...


  14. Showbiz stars on guest listRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 19 | 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. Ant and Dec are among a galaxy of stars invited to an exhibition by man who created the Eric Morecambe Statue.


  15. Sir Cameron Mackintosh leads tributes to the Mail's Mr Showbiz, Fred NorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | IcWalsall

    For more than half a century until he retired in the autumn of 2003, Handsworth-born Fred had interviewed many of the biggest stars that the worlds of film and theatre had to offer. Penning his own farewell to Mail readers on October 3, 2003 Fred wrote: "It is the ultimate irony that, after hanging around theatres for more than half a century, my career should end with the fall of a curtain.


  16. Son sees Eric Morecambe painting for first timeRead the original story

    Friday Sep 18 | 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. Gary Morecambe popped along to Morecambe Town Hall to see the painting of his famous father for the first time.


  17. Champions League: Louis van Gaal wary of going back to PSV on Manchester United's big returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 | 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 Champions League without Manchester United is like Christmas without Morecambe and Wise and to Louis van Gaal their return to the European elite would have been as familiar as a chorus of "Bring Me Sunshine" to a family on the sofa.


  18. Cricket world mourns death of Yorkshire CCC legend Brian CloseRead the original story

    Monday Sep 14 | Halifax Courier

    ... country has produced, Close was a left-hand batsman, right-arm bowler and fearless fielder. The comedian, Eric Morecambe, famously said that all he had to do tell when the cricket season had begun was listen out for the sound of Close being hit by ...


  19. From the cheap seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 12 | Sydney Morning Herald

    "The theatre of this place is incredible!" raved Dwayne Russell, at Port v Fremantle last week. He didn't specify whether he meant the commentary booth or Adelaide Oval, but on a whim we'll go with the overall venue.


  20. The Des of our livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 11 | This Is Leicestershire

    You've heard it bandied around a hundred times before, but Des O'Connor really is the nicest man in showbiz. While it should be our job to ask the questions, much of the first five minutes on the phone to the mahogany-coloured megastar is spent fielding pleasantries and talking about ourselves.