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Eric and Ernie: Behind the Scenes

Drawing from the BBC film Eric and Ernie, this celebratory documentary narrated by Victoria Wood charts the duo's early years and the hurdles they faced, whilst showing why Eric and Ernie still remain Britain's best loved double act. Featuring specially shot, behind-the-scenes footage from the film, treasured Morecambe and Wise archive and celebrity interviews, the documentary visits important landmarks in their journey and uncovers the hard work and secrets of their phenomenal success.

Featuring contributions from the people who knew Eric and Ernie best: their family, peers, greatest fans and fellow comics of stage and screen, including Cilla Black, Michael Grade, Eddie Braben, Joan and Gary Morecambe, Doreen Wise, Miranda Hart, Lee Mack, Reece Shearsmith, Penelope Keith and Andrew Marr.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Mon 28 Feb 2011 22:00


Role Contributor
NarratorVictoria Wood
ParticipantCilla Black
ParticipantMichael Grade
ParticipantEddie Braben
ParticipantMiranda Hart
ParticipantLee Mack
ParticipantReece Shearsmith
ParticipantPenelope Keith
ParticipantAndrew Marr
ProducerZoe Thorman
Executive ProducerCaroline Roberts-Cherry