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Morecambe & Wise in America

  • Season 1
  • 3 episodes
  • Documentary

Summary

Jonathan Ross brings us some sunshine by telling the story of the much-loved comedy duo's attempts to become stars in America during the 1960s.

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Episode 1: Morecambe & Wise in America

Summary

Jonathan Ross tells the story of the comedy duo's attempts to become stars in America during the 1960s, via their appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show. Featuring footage never seen in Britain before, as well as personal home movies from Eric and Ernie's own collections, this episode tells of Morecambe and Wise's first steps in their American adventure. Interviewees include Glenda Jackson, Diana Rigg, Gina Yashere, Penn & Teller, Shappi Khorsandi, Jon Culshaw and Nicholas Parsons.

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Cast

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NarratorJonathan Ross
ContributorGlenda Jackson
ContributorDiana Rigg
ContributorGina Yashere
ContributorPenn & Teller
ContributorShappi Khorsandi
ContributorJon Culshaw
ContributorNicholas Parsons

Crew

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DirectorSimon Lloyd
Executive producerMark Wells
Executive producerAndrew Solt
Executive producerJoe McVey
Executive producerHelen Nightingale
ProducerGreg Vines
ProducerSue Tiplady
Series producerSimon Lloyd

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