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  1. Victoria Wood's brother calls for permanent statue of comedy legend to be built in PrestwichRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bury Times

    THE brother of the late Prestwich comedian Victoria Wood says a permanent statue of the star should be built in her home town. The 75-year-old, himself an entertainer, is now urging people to get behind the plan which could provide Bury with a fresh tourist attraction similar to the iconic Eric Morecambe statue on the promenade at Morecambe.

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  2. Victoria Wood's brother calls for permanent statue of comedy legend to be built in PrestwichRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bury Times

    THE brother of the late Prestwich comedian Victoria Wood says a permanent statue of the star should be built in her home town. The 75-year-old, himself an entertainer, is now urging people to get behind the plan which could provide Bury with a fresh tourist attraction similar to the iconic Eric Morecambe statue on the promenade at Morecambe.

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  3. WWE wrestling great returns to his Morecambe rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 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. William Regal took a stroll along the prom, posed with the Eric Morecambe Statue and popped in unannounced to watch a wrestling show at the historic Winter Gardens.

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  4. Just announced: Elvis Costello comes to town in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Metro Times

    ... You'll hear all the songs that fit the bill; hits and headlines, waifs and strays. In the words of the great Eric Morecambe, 'I am playing all the right notes but not necessarily in the right order.'"

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  5. Elvis Costello Announces Unique "Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers" ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Stereogum

    ... You'll hear all the songs that fit the bill; hits and headlines, waifs and strays. In the words of the great Eric Morecambe, 'I am playing all the right notes but not necessarily in the right order.'" Costello also will make the NYC stop of his ...

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  6. Elvis Costello playing solo NYC show before 'Imperial Bedroom and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Brooklynvegan

    ... You'll hear all the songs that fit the bill; hits and headlines, waifs and strays. In the words of the great Eric Morecambe, 'I am playing all the right notes but not necessarily in the right order.'" Dates conclude at NYC's Beacon Theater on ...

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  7. The Marlowe Theatre's Pantomime Producer Wins Award in United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Paul Hendy's The Last Laugh was named Best Comedy Drama at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival. The short film features comedians Eric Morecambe , Tommy Cooper and Bob Monkhouse in a dressing room discussing the secrets of comedy - but the dressing room isn't all as it seems.

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  8. Tony Earnshaw: How I took part in Mastermind without answering one single questionRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Yorkshire Evening Post

    For years I've been fascinated by the TV chat show. As a devotee of the old Parkinson format I see his programmes as little slices of entertainment history, harking back to a time when a guest was given air time because he or she was interesting, not because they were peddling a new book, film, record or tour.

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  9. Comedians suffer poor health and often die early thanks to unhealthy lifestylesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Daily Mail

    Following the deaths of a number of comedians, including Victoria Wood,Caroline Aherne and Bill Hicks, scientists set about investigating whether funnier people did indeed have shorter lifespans. Not only are comedians more likely to die young than other entertainers, but funnier comedians are more likely to die young than less funny ones.

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  10. VIDEO: Taking a look back at almost 50 years of Batley Variety ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Spenborough Guardian

    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. From Brotherhood of Man and The Nolan Sisters to Morecambe and Wise and Cilla Black, Batley Variety Club has seen them all.

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  11. 6 Architectural Gems In CroydonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Londonist

    London's largest borough is often the butt of jokes by ignorant people who think it's funny to sneer. But there's so much to discover, including some architecturally important buildings - and they're about to be highlighted thanks to the launch of a new walking tour by The National Trust, called Edge City .

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  12. How Tony Blair put forward his case for war with Iraq during heated Gateshead interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Chronicle Live

    Just over a month before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, then Prime Minister Tony Blair was putting the case for war to a sceptical North East audience. And 13 years on, in light of the Chilcot report, the doubts expressed by those attending the event at the Baltic Gateshead have proved to be well founded.

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  13. Wrexham high school's fun leaving present video for students goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Flintshire Standard

    Staff at Ysgol y Grango in Rhos, Wrexham have taught their year 11 leavers that they know how to have fun with a hilarious leaving video. The video, which was uploaded online on Friday afternoon, has already been viewed more than 1,000 times and shared by many more.

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  14. Clowns to the left, jokers to the rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Independent.ie

    Over the past 10 days, politicians on our neighbouring isle have reached heights of hilarity of which Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise couldn't have dared to dream. Over the past 10 days, politicians on our neighbouring isle have reached heights of hilarity of which Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise couldn't have dared to dream.

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  15. Dad's Army's Frank Williams brings More Tea Vicar to the Museum of ComedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | IndieLondon

    The oldest surviving member of the legendary Dad's Army , Frank Williams, is to return to London forty years after the original stage production opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre. His new show, More Tea Vicar , will play at the Museum of Comedy on July 10 and September 4, 2016.

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  16. BBC's 'new talent' showcase to feature OLD faces as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    If a pilot gets a good response, it could become a BBC series - previous shows spawned this way include Boy Meets Girl and Citizen Khan So which thrusting young things will be performing at this year's event in the north west next month? Step forward Russ Abbot . And, er, Morecambe and Wise.

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  17. Cyclist plans 170-mile charity ride for prostate cancer charityRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | York Press

    Eric Winterburn, 53, of Shipton Road works for City of York Council , and will cycle about 170 miles on the Way of the Roses, starting at the statue of Eric Morecambe on the west coast, and ending in Bridlington. Mr Winterburn is riding with former work colleague Alan Walker and Mr Walker's brother in law David Lewis, and is raising money for Prostate Cancer UK.

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  18. Eric exhibition brings us sunshineRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | 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. An exhibition of items that belonged to the late comedian Eric Morecambe are now on display at Lanc aster City Museum.

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  19. More Tea Vicar?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | This is Bath

    Date: Saturday 4th June, 2016 Venue: Widcombe Social Club Doors: 7.30pm for 8.00pm show Duration: 2hrs incl interval & book sign Price: A 14.50 / A 12.50 concs Tickets from http://tinyurl.com/oyyhskj target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://tinyurl.com/6pqzm9w " target="_blank">http://tinyurl.com/6pqzm9w or 0800 411 8881 Dad's Army Vicar Frank Williams invites you to join him for a hilarious evening of TV nostalgia. Everybody loves Dad's Army.

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  20. Winners of Morecambe shop window contest announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | 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 2016 Morecambe Town Centre Window Dressing contest saw shops combine the themes of sport and comedian Eric Morecambe's 90th birthday.

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