Most Popular Titles With Eric Morecambe

1. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
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British police series which revolutionised the genre on UK television in the mid 1970s. Jack Regan (see also 'Regan' (1974)) played by John Thaw is a hard edged detective in the Flying ... See full summary »

2. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)
60 min | Comedy, Music
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and its rock music performances.

4. Room 101 (1994– )
29 min | Comedy, Talk-Show
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5. The Beatles Anthology (1995 TV Mini-Series)
600 min | Documentary, Music
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An autobiographical documentary of the greatest of the rock bands.

6. Parkinson (1971–2007)
50 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
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Talk show with celebrity guests.

7. The Good Old Days (1953–1983)
60 min | Comedy, Musical
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A re-creation of the Music Hall variety shows that were popular in the late Victorian and the Edwardian periods (late 1800s and early 1900s). Entertainers performed musical, comedy, magic ... See full summary »

8. Omnibus (1967–2002)
Documentary, Biography
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Arts documentary series.

9. Forty Minutes (1981–1994)
40 min | Documentary
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Documentaries on any possible subject, the only connection being that they last forty minutes.

10. Night Train to Murder (1983)
70 min | Comedy, Thriller
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When Eric's niece Kathy becomes one of the heirs to a considerable fortune, her life (and those of the other heirs) is placed in jeopardy by the actions of a mysterious inter-loper.

11. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1978–1983)
30 min | Comedy
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12. The Intelligence Men (1965)
103 min | Comedy, Mystery
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A chance meeting with a Schlecht agent forces a humble coffee shop manager into the secret world of spies in Swinging London. With the help of his MI5 friend, he poses as the recently dead ... See full summary »

13. That Riviera Touch (1966)
98 min | Comedy
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It's a great film and you could write a thesis about why two working class lads from the North of England share the money - Eric wins it, Ernie takes it - but that's showbusiness.

14. The Magnificent Two (1967)
100 min | Comedy
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Two salesmen travel to a small South American Country to peddle their wares. However the country is in the middle of a major conflict between the Government led by Diaz and the rebels led ... See full summary »

15. Simon Simon (1970)
32 min | Short
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A comedy short with very little speaking. Graham Stark and John Junkin have a new elevated platform to work with but still manage to get into lots of trouble. Lots of celebrity appearances.

16. Everyman (1977– )
50 min | Documentary
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Weekly religious affairs programme.

17. Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium (1955–1967)
60 min | Comedy, Music
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18. Heroes of Comedy (1995– )
60 min | Documentary, Comedy
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An affectionate look at the life and work of some of Britain's best-loved comedians.

19. Looks Familiar (1970– )
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Nostalgia based panel chat show.

20. A Christmas Night with the Stars (1958–1994)
Comedy, Music
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21. The Story of Light Entertainment (2006 TV Mini-Series)
90 min | Documentary
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22. My Hero (2013– )
60 min | Documentary
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BBC series about comedy heroes, completely unrelated to the BBC comedy series of only 6 years before about superheroes.

23. Morecambe & Wise: The Whole Story (2013– )
90 min | Documentary, Comedy
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24. The Passionate Pilgrim (1984)
22 min | Comedy, Short
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Filmed on location at Hever Castle in Kent. This short film comedy is set in medieval times and features the rivalry between Eric Morecambe's Lord and Tom Baker's Knight over the affections... See full summary »

25. Late Flowering Love (1981)
21 min | Short, Drama
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Light dramatisation of four poems by poet laureete Sir John Betjeman, set on location in the south of England

26. Spectacular (1956–1961)
60 min | Music
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27. How TV Changed Britain (2008– )
48 min | Documentary
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A look at the impact of television on British culture.

28. The Funny Side of... (2009– )
60 min | Documentary
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Series which is basically a history of different TV genres.

29. The Comedy Map of Britain (2007– )
Documentary
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30. Frost on Sunday (1968–1970)
Comedy, Talk-Show
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31. The Best of the Royal Variety (2006– )
60 min | Comedy, Musical
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33. One Pair of Eyes (1967–1984)
Documentary
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34. Funny Turns (1999–2001)
Documentary
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35. The London Palladium Show (1966–1969)
Comedy, Music
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36. Two of a Kind (1961– )
30 min | Comedy
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37. Raiders of the Lost Archive (2007– )
30 min | Documentary, Reality-TV
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After searching for a year through the industry archives and an appeal to the public for clips from old TV shows, Paddy McGuinness presents the results in four programmes. In each programme... See full summary »

38. Great Lives (2011– )
30 min | Documentary
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39. Bring Me Morecambe and Wise (2012– )
Documentary
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40. Dancing on Ice Friday (2010– )
30 min | Reality-TV, Talk-Show
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A show featuring exclusive interviews with the current Dancing on Ice contestants and previews of the Sunday night performances, as well as lots of backstage gossip from behind the scenes.

41. The Sketch Show Story (2001– )
60 min | Comedy, Documentary
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Victoria Wood looks back at the history of the British TV comedy sketch show.

42. The Dean Martin Comedy World (1974– )
60 min | Comedy
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43. Running Wild (1954– )
Comedy
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44. Paul Merton's Palladium Story (1994 TV Mini-Series)
Documentary
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46. It's Childsplay (1976– )
30 min | Drama
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48. My Favourite Joke (2011– )
Comedy
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49. Behind the Laughter (2003– )
60 min | Comedy, Documentary
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Bob Monkhouse writes and presents a behind the scenes insight into many of Britain's top comedy figures over the years, relying heavily on his own personal experience of working with, and writing jokes for these greats.

50. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1962–1966)
Comedy
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