Statue unveiling at Winter Gardens in Blackpool
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Morecambe and Wise statue unveiled in Blackpool

A statue of legendary comedy duo Morecambe and Wise has been unveiled at a ceremony in Blackpool.

Eric and Ernie performed in the resort more than 1,000 times in what has been described as their "spiritual home".

Eric Morecambe's widow Joan and son Gary unveiled the £75,000 bronze statue, which is 8ft (2.4m) tall.

  • 14 Oct 2016