Ernie Wise

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The castaway in this week's Desert Island Discs is comedian Ernie Wise. Since Eric Morecambe's death six years ago, Ernie has had to carve out a show business career on his own, and he'll be talking to Sue Lawley about life as Wise without Morecambe, as well as looking back on the highs and lows of a partnership of nearly fifty years, during which time Morecambe and Wise sang, danced and joked their way to the top of the tree.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Bring Me Sunshine by Morecombe And Wise
Book: Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens
Luxury: Yellow Rolls Royce

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 26 Oct 1990 09:05

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Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestErnie Wise

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