Eric Morecambe Newswire

Eric Morecambe Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Eric Morecambe.

Results 1 - 20 of 151 in Eric Morecambe

  1. Comedy capers coming to Bury theatre in witty playRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Bury Times

    The Doppel Gang, created by Just Some Theatre Company, combines the wild wit of iconic comedy giants - Groucho, Harpo and Chico Marx - with generous helpings of British humour and humility. The show follows a group of entertainers in England who battle to save a theatre from closure while war rages across Europe - by masquerading as legendary brothers.

    Comment?

  2. Comedy capers as the Doppel Gang takes on the Marx brothers' classic humourRead the original story

    Wednesday | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    The Doppel Gang, created by Just Some Theatre Company, combines the wild wit of iconic comedy giants - Groucho, Harpo and Chico Marx - with generous helpings of British humour and humility. The show follows a group of entertainers in England who battle to save a theatre from closure while war rages across Europe - by masquerading as legendary brothers.

    Comment?

  3. Lancaster film company releases video to local singer's 'Bring Me...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    LANCASTER film production company Gorgeous Media say they are 'thrilled' with the response to their music video for local singer Ashleigh Wood's latest single Bring Me Sunshine. The video for the cover of Morecambe and Wise's signature song starts in Morecambe on a drab, rainy day and explodes into action when Ashleigh brings the Eric Morecambe sculpture to life She then spends the rest of the day with him at the seaside - from crazy golfing and swing boating at Happy Mount Park to building sandcastles on the beach and dancing down the stone jetty.

    Comment?

  4. Cover version of Morecambe and Wise theme out nowRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Lancaster Guardian

    ... at the Globe Arena before Morecambe's friendly with a Liverpool XI and at the unveiling of a new portrait of Eric Morecambe at the town hall. And you can see the music video filmed on location in Morecambe and also starring Paul Frith as 'Eric' here ...

    Comment?

  5. ITV's celebration only proved that Saturday night telly is dreadful compared to its glory daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Mirror.co.uk

    Great names of the past, from Cilla Black to Morecambe and Wise, have been replaced by an endless run of wasted talent, list shows and repeats, says Sharon Marshall ITV's The Saturday Night Story was meant to celebrate top TV but A instead it raised an uncomfortable truth - Saturday night telly is A absolutely dire nowadays. The series has shown us the top names we used to look forward to each week, such as Cilla, The Two Ronnies and Morecambe and Wise.

    Comment?

  6. Review: Singin' in the Rain at the Wycombe SwanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Bucksfreepress.co.uk

    Going to see Singin' in the Rain at the Wycombe Swan tonight? Check out Sandra Carter's review before you go. Wycombe's got talent? - Absolutely.

    Comment?

  7. Peter Beardsley and other big names help historic Tyneside club celebrate 50th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Chronicle Live

    Wallsend Boys Club is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a lavish dinner at the Marriott Gosforth Park on October 23. And so it should. This club which started off from a club house little bigger than a telephone kiosk has become the most famous football nursery on the globe.

    Comment?

  8. Family delight at new Eric Morecambe portraitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 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. Joan Bartholomew and Gail Stuart, with chauffeur Mike Fountain, are greeted by Master of Ceremonies Michael Glen at Morecambe Town Hall on Friday.

    Comment?

  9. the Man Called Monkhouse to Tour Following Sold Out Run in EdinburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and has taken him all around the country. Best known for his embodiment of Britain's best loved comedian Eric Morecambe in Tim Whitnall 's Olivier Award winning play Morecambe for which he himself received an Olivier Award nomination for Best Actor ...

    Comment?

  10. Teenager's dream to bring back Morecambe illuminationsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | 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. Its been nearly twenty years since the resort was last illuminated but the glowing spectacle could soon return thanks to one determined teenager.

    Comment?

  11. The Ritz to put on a show for Mia's bucket list fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Burton Mail

    The ball will be held at The Ritz, in George Street, in aid of St Giles Hospice and Mia Parnell, who is fighting an unknown degenerative illness. Hosted by Touch FM's Mark O'Sullivan, entertainment will include performances by The Voice of Burton Albion Dave Childs, who will be launching a sports question and answer quiz, and winners of Brit Idol 2012 The Unusual Illusionists in a Morecombe and Wise doing David Copperfield sketch.

    Comment?

  12. Rugby World Cup 2015: Who is alive and kicking in the pool of death?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | The Independent

    ... is a defensive kingpin bereft of the creative spark; Billy Twelvetrees can play all the right notes but, like Eric Morecambe of old, he does not always get them in the right order; Owen Farrell has an iron will but is not the quickest; George Ford ...

    Comment?

  13. 'Sneaky Peak' tours of City Hall prove just the ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    THE hallowed halls and corridors of power at City Hall have become a summer tourist attraction with a series of tours. Visitors arriving for the twice-weekly tours will come in through the front entrance of City Hall which will be opened specially for them, then walk up the grand central staircase which dates back to 1914.

    Comment?

  14. The real Monkhouse stands upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Crow

    ... of shedding this image without stepping away from the career he loved. In the wake of his successful turn as Eric Morecambe in the eponymous one-man play, St Albans' own Bob Golding is taking a turn as director to present the follow-up, a look at ...

    Comment?

  15. 'I didn't realise how seriously Paul Galvin takes his life' - Oliver...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Independent.ie

    'I didn't realise how seriously Paul Galvin takes his life' - Oliver Callan talks rage, RTE and kicking people where it hurts Meeting Oliver Callan is a bizarre experience. You are never quite sure which of his characters from Enda Kenny and Imelda May to Pat Kenny and Des Cahill, might appear at any moment.

    Comment?

  16. Painting of Eric Morecambe to be unveiled by his familyRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Lancashire 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. The wife and daughter of comedy legend Eric Morecambe will attend the unveiling of a new portrait of the famous comedian by a boxer and professional artist.

    Comment?

  17. St Albans director has a golden shot at resurrecting the legendary Bob MonkhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Crow

    Over the last few weeks, in rehearsal studios at two different St Albans theatres, one of the most divisive comedians of his age has been brought back from the dead. Not content with resurrecting funnyman Eric Morecambe for an award-winning production, local actor-director Bob Golding has now turned his attentions towards television legend Bob Monkhouse for a new biographical comedy-drama.

    Comment?

  18. Boxing man to unveil Eric Morecambe on canvasRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | 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 wife and daughter of Eric Morecambe will attend the unveiling of a new portrait of the famous comedian by a boxing trainer and professional artist The painting by Rob Newbiggin will be revealed at Morecambe's Town Hall on Friday, August 14 between noon and 2pm.

    Comment?

  19. Tributes to church leader JackRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | Wigan Today

    ... to everything he did a unique blend of compassion and humour. Indeed at times he resembled no-one so much as Eric Morecambe. "Many will remember his visits to them at home or in hospital in terms of the healing comfort he brought. "He and his wife ...

    Comment?

  20. Eric Morecambe sculptor puts the boot inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | 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 latest work from the man who created the Eric Morecambe Statue is quite a feat...or rather, a foot.

    Comment?