ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: September 6, 2018
Morecambe & Wise: 50 Years of Sunshine
By (author) Gary Morecambe
Written from the unique perspective of Eric Morecambe, Morecambe and Wise: 50 Years of Sunshine explores the laughter, tears, careers, and routines of the legendary duo in impressive detail. Starting with their radio career and their move to television, their relationships with their writers and with each other and featuring never-before-seen photos, this book is as unique as the duo that it celebrates.Covering all the classic sketches and routines featuring the likes of Angela Rippon, Shirley Bassey, Vanessa Redgrave, Penelope Keith and Peter Cushing this delightful book looks at the life and legacy of one of Britain’s most iconic comedy duos.
Gary Morecambe is the son of Joan and Eric Morecambe. He was consultant to Kenneth Branagh on David Pugh’s West End and Broadway smash hit production The Play What I Wrote. His previous books include Sellers on Sellers (co-author/Andre Deutsch); and Dancing with the Angels (Apex Publishing). He is currently directing short films. He lives in Bath.