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Show of the Week: The Morecambe and Wise Show


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Written by Eddie Braben
Starring Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise
Eric and Ernie's guests: Frank Ifield, The Settlers, Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
Featuring Richard Caldicot, Michael Ward, Gordon Clyde, Ann Hamilton
with Grazina Frame, Brychan Powell and Janet Webb


Comedian: Eric Morecambe
Comedian: Ernie Wise
Guest: Frank Ifield
Singers: The Settlers
Musicians: Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
[Actor]: Richard Caldicot
[Actor]: Michael Ward
[Actor]: Gordon Clyde
[Actress]: Ann Hamilton
[Actress]: Grazina Frame
[Actor]: Brychan Powell
[Actress]: Janet Webb
Writer: Eddie Braben
Orchestra directed by: Peter Knight
Sound: Adrian Stocks
Sound: Adrian Bishop-Laggett
Costumes: Sonia Kerr
Lighting: Peter Wesson
Design: Gillian Howard
Producer: John Ammonds

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