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Ernie Wise

Ernie Wise


First broadcast: Sun 21 Oct 1990


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]

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