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Year: 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Episode #1.1

2 September 1968

Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Georgia Brown
Bettine Le Beau
Jenny Lee Wright (as Jenny Lee-Wright)
Los Zafiros ... Themselves - Musical Guests

Season 1, Episode 2: Episode #1.2

9 September 1968

Season 1, Episode 3: Episode #1.3

16 September 1968

Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Sidney Green
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves - Musical Guests
The Paper Dolls ... Themselves

Season 1, Episode 4: Episode #1.4

23 September 1968

Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Bruce Forsyth ... Himself
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves - Musical Guests
Jenny Lee Wright ... Herself

Season 1, Episode 5: Episode #1.5

30 September 1968

Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Ronnie Carroll ... Himself
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves / Musical Guests

Season 1, Episode 6: Episode #1.6

7 October 1968

Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Edmund Hockridge ... Himself - Performer: 'I've Got You Under My Skin'
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves
Jenny Lee Wright (as Jenny Lee-Wright)

Season 1, Episode 7: Episode #1.7

14 October 1968

Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Michael Aspel ... Himself
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves - Musical Guests
Chris Langford ... Herself
Jenny Lee Wright ... Herself

Season 1, Episode 8: Episode #1.8

21 October 1968

Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves - Musical Guests
Jenny Lee Wright ... Herself
Matt Monro ... Himself

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: The Catbush and Ludicrous Show

27 July 1969
The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Bobbie Gentry and Vince Hill. Ernie is sick and then Eric and Ernie play tortoises. Peter Cushing stars as King Arthur in the final sketch "King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table".
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Peter Cushing ... Himself
Bobbie Gentry ... Herself
Vince Hill ... Himself
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves
Ann Hamilton ... Doctor / Queen Guinevere
Constance Carling ... Serving Wench
Diana Powell ... Eric the Tortoise's Visitor
Janet Webb ... Diva (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 2: Episode #2.2

10 August 1969
Musical guests are Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, Malcolm Roberts and Trio Athenee. Ernie reads some poetry and then Eric disrupts Ernie's sleep. They go bird watching but Ernie has an ulterior motive. Finally, Eric remembers D-day.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Trio Athénée ... Themselves (as Trio Athenee)
Malcolm Roberts ... Himself
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves
Ann Hamilton ... Woman in the Theatre / Hetty Benson
Janet Webb ... Diva
Constance Carling ... Ginger
Gilly Fraser ... Stumpy

Season 2, Episode 3: Episode #2.3

24 August 1969
Musical guests are Kennyball & His Jazzmen, The Pattersons and Moira Anderson. Juliet Mills is the guest actor. The sketches include Eric reading Ernie's body, Ernie has an au pair, and Ernie's play is called "The Tea Planter's Wife".
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Juliet Mills ... Herself
Moira Anderson ... Herself
The Pattersons ... Themselves
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves
Ann Hamilton ... Michelle
Janet Webb ... Diva
Lynda Thomas ... Fanny Wise

Season 2, Episode 4: Episode #2.4

7 September 1969
In the opening, Eric has brought an Incan talisman from Peru to show Ernie. Kennyball and His Jazzman perform "I Wan'na Be Like You". Eric is bored again at home and reminisces with Ernie about their school days. The Pattersons sing "What Would You Do If You Married A Soldier?". Peter Cushing makes a cameo asking for his payment for his last appearance. Kenneth McKellar performs "I Will Wait for You". Edward Woodward is the guest actor and is in the role of a policeman in Ernie's play called "Murder at the Grange".
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Edward Woodward ... Himself
Kenneth McKellar ... Himself
The Pattersons ... Themselves
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves

Peter Cushing ... Himself
Ann Hamilton ... Autograph Hunter / Neighbour / Maid
Janet Webb ... Diva
Karen Burch ... Danny La Rue (after)
Rex Rashley ... Danny La Rue (before)
Richard Scott ... Corpse

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 0: 1969 Christmas Show

25 December 1969
The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, The Pattersons, Nina van Pallandt and Frankie Vaughan. Ernie starts the show dressed as a hippy. Eric and Ernie visit Fenella Fielding who is to star in Ernie's play about Lord Nelson.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Fenella Fielding ... Herself
Frankie Vaughan ... Himself
Nina van Pallandt ... Herself (as Nina)

Sacha Distel ... Himself
The Pattersons ... Themselves
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves - Performers (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)

Alan Curtis ... Bank Manager
Diane Keen ... Dolly Bird
Rex Rashley ... Car Park Attendant

Season 3, Episode 1: Episode #3.1

14 January 1970
The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, The Pattersons and Herman's Hermits. Eric and Ernie have a variety of conversations including the news that Ernie will be getting married.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Herman's Hermits ... Themselves
The Pattersons ... Themselves
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves
Ann Hamilton ... Hettie Benson
Robert Webber ... Vicar Perkins
Janet Webb ... Diva
Jenny Lee Wright ... Cissy Fairfax (as Jenny Lee-Wright)
Rex Rashley ... Samson (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 2: Episode #3.2

28 January 1970
The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, the Pattersons and Clodagh Rodgers. Eric has heard that there is too much sex in the show. Ernie written a play called Trouble at Mill'. Ernie has a date with Princess Anne.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Edward Chapman ... Himself
Clodagh Rodgers ... Herself
The Pattersons ... Themselves
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Ann Hamilton ... Helen Hamilton / Princess Anne
Janet Webb ... Diva

Alan Curtis ... Policeman
Eddie Braben ... Back Whistler
Leslie Murphy

Season 3, Episode 3: Episode #3.3

11 February 1970
The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, The Pattersons and Sacha Distel. Ernie has trouble taking a bath and Fenella Fielding stars as Lady Hamilton in Ernie's latest play.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Fenella Fielding ... Herself

Sacha Distel ... Himself
The Pattersons ... Themselves
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Ann Hamilton ... Tuesday Girl
Janet Webb ... Diva

Alan Curtis ... Bank Manager
Rex Rashley ... Car Park Attendant
Diane Keen ... Dolly Bird
Jenny Lee Wright ... Wednesday Girl (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 4: Episode #3.4

11 March 1970
Eric wears a wig on the opening segment, which causes much discussion. Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen perform a musical item 'Midnight in Moscow. Frank Thornton plays the waiter when Eric and Ernie visit a restaurant to meet Diane Cilento, who has agreed to appear in his play. The Pattersons perform 'Both Sides, Now'. Vince Hill sings 'Don't Speak of Love'. Diane Cilento stars as a shy talented girl in Ernie's play 'The Barretts of Wimpole Street'. Diane expects Rock Hudson to appear but Deryck Guyler appears instead. He does a little washboard musical number.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Diane Cilento ... Herself
Vince Hill ... Himself
The Pattersons ... Themselves
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)

Deryck Guyler ... Himself

Frank Thornton ... Richards the Waiter
Janet Webb ... Diva

Season 3, Episode 5: Episode #3.5

25 March 1970
Musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, The Pattersons and Nina (van Pallandt). Eric plays a practical joke on Ernie so that he leaves home for his Aunt Ethel. Ian Carmichael stars in Ernie's play 'Frankenstein's Monster'.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Ian Carmichael ... Himself
Nina van Pallandt ... Herself (as Nina)
The Pattersons ... Themselves
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Ann Hamilton ... Ann / Tamara
Janet Webb ... Diva

John Junkin ... Man in Whispering Joke sketch (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 6: Episode #3.6

22 April 1970
The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, The Pattersons, and Nana Mouskouri & The Athenians. Ernie is in his scout uniform, they have trouble with the electric blanket and Richard Greene stars in Ernie's play 'The Lost Valley'.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Richard Greene ... Himself
Nana Mouskouri ... Herself (as Nana Mouskouri and the Athenians)
The Pattersons ... Themselves
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Ann Hamilton ... Lydia
Rex Rashley ... Much the Miller
Janet Webb ... Diva

John Junkin ... Award Presenter in Nose Blowing Sketch (uncredited)

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: Episode #4.1

1 July 1970
The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Trio Athénée and Jan Daley. Ernie believes he is to be on This is Your Life. Eric practises his ventriloquism. Eric Porter stars in Ernie's play 'Wuthering Heights'.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Eric Porter ... Himself
Jan Daley ... Herself
Trio Athénée ... Themselves (as Trio Athenee)
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Ann Hamilton ... Cyril / Catherine
Michael Ward ... Douglas
Janet Webb ... Diva

Season 4, Episode 2: Episode #4.2

15 July 1970
Music guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Samantha Jones and Kenneth McKellar. The opening shows Eric ready for a fox hunt. We then meet his parents when Eric and Ernie visit them. Eric thinks that Ernie has got a woman pregnant.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Kenneth McKellar ... Himself
Samantha Jones ... Herself

George A. Cooper ... George Morecambe
Margery Mason ... Sadie Morecambe
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Ann Hamilton ... Dolly
Jenny Lee Wright ... B&B Owner / Rita Clegg (as Jenny Lee-Wright)
Rex Rashley ... David Vaughan
Janet Webb ... Diva

Season 4, Episode 3: Episode #4.3

29 July 1970
The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Craig Douglas and Nina van Pallandt. Eric tries to get Ernie eating healthy, Ernie wants to buy some underwear for his sister as a birthday present.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Nina van Pallandt ... Herself (as Nina)
Craig Douglas ... Himself
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Ann Hamilton ... Shop Assistant
Jenny Lee Wright ... Dream Nurse (as Jenny Lee-Wright)
Thelma Bignell ... Fatima
Lilian Padmore ... Mrs. Morecambe / Third Sister (as Lillian Padmore)
Melita Clarke ... First Sister
Penny Beeching ... Second Sister
Janet Webb ... Diva

Season 4, Episode 4: Episode #4.4

12 August 1970
The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Sylvia McNeill and Ray Stevens. Ernie is injured that means he is late for the opening. Fenella Fielding is the guest who stars as Lady Bedworthy in Ernie's tribute to Noel Coward.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Fenella Fielding ... Herself
Ray Stevens ... Himself
Sylvia McNeill ... Herself
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Ann Hamilton ... Mother at the Christening
Janet Webb ... Diva
Frank Tregear ... Younger Bed Mover
Leslie Noyes ... Older Bed Mover

Season 4, Episode 5: Episode #4.5

26 August 1970
Musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Bruce & Peter Davis and Dusty Springfield. Eric is having trouble getting a person to work with him. Barbara Murray stars in Ernie's play "There's No Business Like Big Business".
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Barbara Murray ... Herself
Dusty Springfield ... Herself

Michael Redgrave ... Himself

Flora Robson ... Herself
Robin Day ... Interviewer

Felix Aylmer ... Himself
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Bruce Davis ... Themselves
Ann Hamilton ... Mrs. Polly Young

Alan Curtis ... Inspector Crump
Janet Webb ... Diva
Penny Beeching (as Penelope Beeching)

Season 4, Episode 6: Episode #4.6

8 October 1970


Paul Anka ... Himself - Guest
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves - Guests
Eric Morecambe ... Himself - Host
Janet Webb ... Herself - Guest
Ernie Wise ... Himself - Host

Season 5


Season 5, Episode 0: 1970 Christmas Show

25 December 1970
The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Eric Porter, Nina van Pallandt, and Edward Woodward. Eric and Ernie exchange gifts, Peter Cushing wants his money. William Franklyn stars in Ernie's new play 'The Three Musketeers'.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Peter Cushing ... Himself
William Franklyn ... Himself
Nina van Pallandt ... Herself (as Nina)

Eric Porter ... Himself

Edward Woodward ... Himself
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves / Performer ("Hello Dolly") (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Ann Hamilton ... Herself / Queen Anne

Alan Curtis
Rex Rashley ... John Wayne
George Day
John Higgins
Clinton Morris
Janet Webb ... Diva

Season 5, Episode 1: Episode #5.1

8 April 1971
The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Peter & Alex and Esther Ofarim. Ernie tries to impress Flora Robson, but not with Eric playing his the butler. Flora Robson stars as Queen Elizabeth I in Ernie's play.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Flora Robson ... Herself

Esther Ofarim ... Herself
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Peter und Alex ... Themselves (as Peter & Alex)
Ann Hamilton ... Lady Frobisher

Alan Curtis ... King Philip of Spain
David March ... Chauffeur
Janet Webb ... Diva

Season 5, Episode 2: Episode #5.2

22 April 1971
Musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Robert Young and Susan Maughan. Janet Webb appears in the opening at the request of Arthur Lowe. Ernie's play is "Mutiny on the Bounty" with Arthur Lowe as Captain Bligh.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Arthur Lowe ... Himself
Susan Maughan ... Herself
Robert Young ... Himself - Performer
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Ann Hamilton ... Doris / Dorothy
Frank Tregear ... Bounty Crewman
Rex Rashley ... Bounty Crewman
Janet Webb ... The Star of the Show / Tiny / Diva

John Le Mesurier ... Captain Bligh's Crewman

John Laurie ... Captain Bligh's Crewman

James Beck ... Captain Bligh's Crewman

Ian Lavender ... Captain Bligh's Crewman

Arnold Ridley ... Captain Bligh's Crewman

Season 5, Episode 3: Episode #5.3

6 May 1971
Musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, The Settlers and Fank Ifield. Eric and Ernie both get new opening partners. Ernie has writer's block and Eric makes the suggestion that he should write a musical.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Frank Ifield ... Himself
The Settlers ... Themselves
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Richard Caldicot ... The Connoisseurs Host
Michael Ward ... Adrian Fondle
Gordon Clyde ... Opening Scene 'Eric'
Ann Hamilton ... Eric's Girl in Jewellers / Flight Attendant
Grazina Frame ... Eric's New Partner
Brychan Powell
Janet Webb ... Diva

Season 5, Episode 4: Episode #5.4

20 May 1971
The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Sheila Southern and Jack Jones. Ernie is encouraged to take up modelling by Eric. Ernie is feeling ill and gets little sympathy and help from Eric.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Jack Jones ... Himself
Sheila Southern ... Herself
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Ann Hamilton ... Brunette Record Shop Lady / Lottie / 'Goodbye' Woman
Gordon Clyde ... Sydney
Rex Rashley
Grazina Frame ... Blonde Record Shop Lady / Florist
Frank Tregear ... Capped Man in Record Shop / Doctor
Lilian Padmore ... Elderly Record Shop Lady (as Lillian Padmore)
Michael Mulcaster
Stanley Mason
Janet Webb ... Diva
James Ellis ... Policeman in Record Shop (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 5: Episode #5.5

3 June 1971
The musical guests are Ronnie Hilton and Mary Hopkin. On the opening, Ernie announces his retirement and Eric gives him a tribute. Glenda Jackson stars as Queen Cleopatra in Ernie's play called 'Antony and Cleopatra'.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Glenda Jackson ... Herself
Mary Hopkin ... Herself
Ronnie Hilton ... Himself
Ann Hamilton ... Nurse / Desdemona
Janet Webb ... Diva

Season 5, Episode 6: Episode #5.6

17 June 1971
Musical Guests are Peter & Alex, Kiki Dee and Matt Monro. Ernie demonstrates his intellect. Ernie helps Eric to get a wig. Ian Carmichael stars in Ernie's play, which is called 'Mystery in Mayfair'.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Ian Carmichael ... Himself
Matt Monro ... Himself
Kiki Dee ... Herself
Peter und Alex ... Themselves (as Peter & Alex)
Ann Hamilton ... Wig Boutique Assistant / Lady Hardly
Charles Rayford ... Bald Man in Wig Boutique
Melanie Fraser
Janet Webb ... Diva

Season 5, Episode 7: Episode #5.7

15 July 1971
Musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Design and Trio Athénée. Eric and Ernie read out some newspaper critiques. Eric appears to have communication problem with Ernie. Ernie is offered a job writing jokes for Bob Hope.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Trio Athénée ... Themselves (as Trio Athenee)
Design ... Themselves
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Ann Hamilton ... Nurse / Ann
Rex Rashley ... Bob Pope
Gerald Case ... Hotel Manager
Janet Webb ... Diva

Season 6


Season 6, Episode 1: Episode #6.1

19 September 1971
The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Robert Young and Anita Harris. Eric starts the show with a microphone and tape recorder. Ernie plays a librarian. Francis Matthews plays Vivian Darling in "The House of Terror".
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Francis Matthews ... Himself

Anita Harris ... Herself
Robert Young ... Himself
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Ann Hamilton ... Kate
A.J. Brown ... Mr. Howe
Bert Palmer ... Duncan

Ann Way ... Flora
Janet Webb ... Diva

Season 6, Episode 2: Episode #6.2

26 September 1971
Musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Design and Keith Michell. Eric opens up with some talk about premonitions. Eric is at the doctors for an unusual complaint. Keith Michell stars in Ernie's play called "The Legion of the Lost".
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Keith Michell ... Himself
Design ... Themselves
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Angela Grant ... Yvette (as Angie Grant)
Janet Webb ... Diva
Ann Hamilton ... Nurse (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 3: Episode #6.3

3 October 1971
Musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Ronnie Carroll and Cilla Black. Eric hosts Percy Thrower in a gardening show. Cilla Black brings Ernie a recording contract. There is a look into the future to when Eric and Ernie have split.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Cilla Black ... Herself
Ronnie Carroll ... Himself
Percy Thrower ... Himself
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Ann Hamilton ... Ann Bailey Morecambe
Janet Webb ... Diva

Season 6, Episode 4: Episode #6.4

10 October 1971
Musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Mrs. Mills and Trio Athénée. Eric has received a death threat, and then participates in a TV game show. John Mills stars as Major Faversham in Ernie's play called "Escape from Stalag 54".
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

John Mills ... Himself
Mrs. Mills ... Herself
Trio Athénée ... Themselves (as Trio Athenee)
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)

Arnold Diamond ... Camp Kommandant

Tony Melody ... Rescue Soldier
Janet Webb ... Diva

Juliet Mills ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 5: Episode #6.5

17 October 1971
The musical guests are The Pattersons, Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen and Nina van Pallandt. Ernies is to be a guest on 'Great Men in Our Time'. Eric and Ernie discus the news of the day found in the newspapers.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Nina van Pallandt ... Herself (as Nina)
The Pattersons ... Themselves
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Ann Hamilton ... Woman with Broken Car
Frank Tregear ... Wardrobe Man

John Scott Martin ... Stage Hand (as John Scott-Martin)
Christine Shaw ... Trousers Down Judge / Milk Lady
Jennifer Watts
Janet Webb ... Diva

Season 6, Episode 6: Episode #6.6

31 October 1971
The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Design and Tom Jones. Eric brings in Ernie's family tree. Eric becomes a musical conductor. Ernie and Eric start writing their memoirs.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Tom Jones ... Himself
Design ... Themselves
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Gordon Clyde ... (credit only)
Rex Rashley ... The Harpendon Male Voice Choir
Janet Webb ... Diva
Ann Hamilton ... Eric's Secret Date (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 7: 1971 Christmas Show

25 December 1971
The musical guests are Los Zafiros, Glenda Jackson, André Previn and Shirley Bassey. A variety of sketches finishes with Ernie's latest play called 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' starring Francis Matthews as King RIchard.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Shirley Bassey ... Herself

Glenda Jackson ... Herself (also archive footage)

Francis Matthews ... Himself

André Previn ... Himself (as Andre Previn)
Los Zafiros ... Themselves
Ann Hamilton ... Maid Marion
Kenneth Hendel
Rex Rashley ... Robin's Merry Man
Arthur Tolcher
Ken Alexis
The Mike Sammes Singers ... Themselves
Dick Emery ... Himself
Frank Bough ... Himself - Fred and Ginger Sketch Chorus
Robert Dougall ... Himself - Fred and Ginger Sketch Chorus
Cliff Michelmore ... Himself - Fred and Ginger Sketch Chorus
Patrick Moore ... Himself - Fred and Ginger Sketch Chorus

Michael Parkinson ... Himself - Fred and Ginger Sketch Chorus
Eddie Waring ... Himself - Fred and Ginger Sketch Chorus

Season 7


Season 7, Episode 0: 1972 Christmas Show

25 December 1972
The musical guests are Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, Jack Jones, Vera Lynn and Glenda Jackson. Eric starts with a series of practical tricks. One play is 'Dawn Patrol', set in a WWI RAF base and Ernie's play is called 'Victoria and Albert'.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Glenda Jackson ... Herself
Jack Jones ... Himself

Vera Lynn ... Herself
Pete Murray ... Major Ivor Request
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves (as Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen)
Ann Hamilton ... Mademoiselle Yvette Lovitte
Janet Webb ... Herself

Ian Carmichael ... Himself
Fenella Fielding ... Herself
Bruce Forsyth ... Santa Claus

Eric Porter ... Himself

André Previn ... Himself (as Andre Previn)

Flora Robson ... Herself

Season 7, Episode 1: Episode #7.1

5 January 1973
The musical guests are Cliff Richard and Vikki Carr. Ernie comes out dressed as an old man ready for the role in a new film. Eric and Ernie play a game of tennis. Ernie is going to do a dance routine with Cliff Richard and Eric joins in.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Cliff Richard ... Himself / Musical Guest

Vikki Carr ... Herself - Musical Guest

Season 7, Episode 2: Episode #7.2

12 January 1973
Musical guests are New World and Vicky Leandros. Ernie play music whilst Eric recites some poetry. Ernie's play is called 'The Curse of Tutankhamun' and Robert Morley plays Sir Robert, an archaeologist looking for a hidden tomb.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Robert Morley ... Himself

Vicky Leandros ... Herself - Musical Guest
New World ... Themselves - Musical Guests
Ann Hamilton ... Abdul

Reg Lye ... Egyptian Waiter
Janet Webb ... Tutankhamun

Season 7, Episode 3: Episode #7.3

19 January 1973
The musical guests are Rostal and Schaefer, and Lulu. Eric starts the show with an emergency. Eric and Ernie go to a music shop looking for musicians. Eric has trouble on a park bench. Percy Edwards drops in to do some bird calls.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Lulu ... Herself / Musical Guest
Rostal and Schaefer ... Themselves / Musical Guests
Percy Edwards ... Himself

Allan Cuthbertson ... Music Shop Attendent
Damaris Hayman ... Member of the Harpenden String Quartet
Les Rawlings ... Member of the Harpenden String Quartet
Johnny Shannon ... Park Bench Bully

Henry Cooper ... Man on Park Bench

Season 7, Episode 4: Episode #7.4

26 January 1973
The musical guests are Georgie Fame and Alan Price, and The Settlers. Eric and Ernie start by advertising some lapel badges for sale. Ernie introduces his new album. Susan Hampshire stars in Ernie's play called 'The Mighty Kong'.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Susan Hampshire ... Herself
Georgie Fame ... Himself (as Georgie Fame and Alan Price)
Alan Price ... Himself (as Georgie Fame and Alan Price)
The Settlers ... Themselves / Musical Guests
Ann Hamilton ... Ernie's Girlfriend
Janet Webb ... Trophy
Jenny Lee Wright ... Ernie's Silhouette (as Jenny Lee-Wright)
Percy Edwards ... Jungle Sounds

Henry Cooper ... Gainsborough Lady (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 5: Episode #7.5

2 February 1973
Musical guests are Design and Wilma Reading. Ernie is in charge of a record store when Eric comes in. Frank Finlay is to star as Casanova in Ernie's new play 'Lust over London'.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Frank Finlay ... Himself / Casanova
Wilma Reading ... Herself - Musical Guest
Design ... Themselves / Musical Guests
Ann Hamilton ... Eric's Wife / Serving Wench
Janet Webb ... Wench
Maryetta Midgley ... Jeanette MacDonald
Vernon Midgley ... Nelson Eddy

Season 7, Episode 6: Episode #7.6

9 February 1973
Musical guests are Alex Welsh and his Band, and Helen Reddy. Eric opens the show and gives Ernie a gift and they then see a psychiatrist. They go on a train journey and taste some chips. Ernie buys healthy food at the supermarket.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Helen Reddy ... Herself / Musical Guest
Alex Welsh ... Himself / Musical Guest (as Alex Welsh and his Band)

Allan Cuthbertson ... Connoisseurs Host

Frank Williams ... Mr. Walmsley
Michael Brennan ... Ticket Collector
Raymond Mason ... Doctor
Mike Yarwood ... TV Host (voice)
Grazina Frame ... Sunbather
Christine Shaw ... Miss Potter

Season 7, Episode 7: Episode #7.7

16 February 1973
The musical guest is Anita Harris. Ernie introduces Mr Memory and then Anita Harris. They all do a song and dance routine called "Pretty Baby". Eric dreams of times past, when England still had an empire.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Anita Harris ... Herself - Musical Guest

Anthony Sharp ... Viceroy / Colonel Charles Fairfax
Ann Hamilton ... Lady Ethel Fairfax

Reg Lye

Eric Porter ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 7, Episode 8: Episode #7.8

23 February 1973
Eric tells Ernie about his membership of the 'Foreign Movie Club'. Other sketches include 'The Historical Tree', 'Ernie's Hollywood Party Impressions', 'Byron Meets Keats', 'Reading Comics in Bed', and 'Investing Ernie's Legacy'. There is music from special guests Springfield Revival and Wilma Reading.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Wilma Reading ... Herself - Musical Guest
Springfield Revival ... Themselves - Musical Guests

Allan Cuthbertson ... Mr. Biggs
Ann Hamilton ... Kitty / Miss Dunn

Jan Rossini ... Tree Girl

Season 7, Episode 9: Episode #7.9

2 March 1973
The musical guests are Christopher Neil and Mary Travers. Eric gets the audience to sing "Happy Birthday" to Ernie. Eric and Ernie go shopping and meet Hannah Gordon. She stars in Eric's play, 'The Moon and 2½p', is set in the south seas.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Hannah Gordon ... Herself
Mary Allin Travers ... Herself (as Mary Travers)
Christopher Neil ... Himself

Anthony Sharp ... Lino's Father
Raymond Mason ... Cricket Spectator
Christine Shaw ... Supermarket Employee
Hatti Riemer ... Bride

Season 7, Episode 10: Episode #7.10

9 March 1973
The musical guests are The Pattersons, Roy Castle and Anne Murray. Eric wears a wig to impress a lady. Ernie decides he needs a new partner. He also decides to take up directing and directs his new movie 'Call of the Yukon'.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Roy Castle ... Himself
Pete Murray ... Himself

Anne Murray ... Herself
The Pattersons ... Themselves
Raymond Mason ... TV Shop Owner
Les Rawlings

Johnny Vyvyan ... Little Frenchie
John M. East (as John East)
Hugh Elton
Charles Finch
Eric French

Season 7, Episode 11: Episode #7.11

16 March 1973
The musical guests are The Black and White Minstrels, George Hamilton IV and Nana Mouskouri. Eric decides to go on the road and Ernie introduces 'The Sooty Show'. Eric and Ernie celebrate Nana's appearance and finish singing "Mame".
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Nana Mouskouri ... Herself (as Nana Mouskouri and The Athenians)
The Mitchell Minstrels ... Themselves (as The Black and White Minstrels)
Harry Corbett ... Himself (as Sooty with Harry Corbett)
George Hamilton IV ... Himself
Grazina Frame ... Nurse
Constance Carling ... Angela

Johnny Vyvyan ... Cigar Holder

Season 7, Episode 12: Episode #7.12

23 March 1973
The musical guests are Alan Price and Georgie Fame, Peter Cushing and Wilma Reading. Eric has an autograph book and Ernie reads excerpts from Charles Dickens. Peter Cushing turns up wanting to be paid.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Peter Cushing ... Himself (also archive footage)
Wilma Reading ... Herself
Alan Price ... Himself (as Georgie Fame and Alan Price)
Georgie Fame ... Himself (as Georgie Fame and Alan Price)
Ann Hamilton ... Eric's Beautiful Indian Assistant (also archive footage)
Bernie Winters ... Himself

Season 8


Season 8, Episode 1: Episode #8.1

27 September 1974
The musical guest is Wilma Reading. Eric wants to be taken seriously. Eric and Ernie participate on Mastermind and then reminisce about their time in cubs. Ernie tricks André Previn into coming onto the show, something that André regrets.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

André Previn ... Himself (as Andre Previn)
Magnus Magnusson ... Himself
Wilma Reading ... Herself
Mrs. Mills ... The Queen (as Gladys Mills)
Arthur Tolcher ... Himself

Season 8, Episode 2: Episode #8.2

4 October 1974
The musical guests are Wilma Reading and Anita Tibbles. Ernie starts the show but he some pains in his body. Eric and Ernie are silent on the art of good conversation. Ernie is looking for an exotic holiday.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Ludovic Kennedy ... Himself
Wilma Reading ... Herself

Allan Cuthbertson ... Colonel
Gordon Gostelow ... Taxi Driver
Anita Tibbles ... Herself
Arthur Tolcher ... Himself

Season 8, Episode 3: Episode #8.3

11 October 1974
The musical guests are The Syd Lawrence Orchestra and Wilma Reading. Eric decides to become a pop star. He is in hospital after having plastic surgery on his nose. Ernie gets a secretary, who he fancies. Eric is determined to stop it.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Syd Lawrence ... Himself / Musical Guest (as The Syd Lawrence Orchestra)
Wilma Reading ... Herself
Jo Rowbottom ... Pat Parsons

Aimée Delamain ... Miss Tasker (as Aimee Delamain)
Grazina Frame ... Nurse
Roy Sampson ... Pat's Fiancee
Arthur Tolcher ... Himself

Season 8, Episode 4: Episode #8.4

18 October 1974
The music guest is Wilma Reading. Eric is suffering with laryngitis and does the opening using a tape recorder. Eric and Ernie do some wine tasting. Eric gets ready for an interview on the BBC about his writing.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Richard Baker ... Himself
Wilma Reading ... Herself
A.J. Brown ... The Connoisseurs Host
Raymond Mason ... Bailiff
Arthur Tolcher ... Himself

Frank Finlay ... Casanova (archive footage)

Susan Hampshire ... Girl in 'The Mighty Kong' (archive footage)

Glenda Jackson ... Queen Victoria (archive footage)

Francis Matthews ... Vivien Darling (archive footage)

Season 8, Episode 5: Episode #8.5

25 October 1974
The musical guest is Wilma Reading. Ernie tries to play a practical joke on Eric, unsuccessfully. Eric and Ernie appear on a chat show to talk about morals. Eric gets a good review and Ernie is not happy as he wasn't mentioned.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Hughie Green ... Himself

David Dimbleby ... Himself
Wilma Reading ... Herself
Ann Hamilton ... (credit only)
Arthur Tolcher ... Himself

Season 8, Episode 6: Episode #8.6

1 November 1974
The musical guest is Wilma Reading. Ernie is tries to sing "I'm WIshing" with Eric as the echo. Eric especially is worried about getting old. Ernie's play is called 'The Plantation of Passion' starring June Whitfield as Muriel.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
June Whitfield ... Muriel
Wilma Reading ... Herself

John Quayle ... Muriel's Lover
Jenny Lee Wright ... Daphne (as Jenny Lee-Wright)
Arthur Tolcher ... Himself / Conductor / Bartender

Season 9


Season 9, Episode 0: 1975 Christmas Show

25 December 1975
The musical guests are Diane Solomon, Brenda Arnau, Des O'Connor and Diana Rigg. Eric and Ernie go to the psychiatrist. Des O'Connor has trouble singing. Diana Rigg stars as Nell Gwynne in Ernie's latest play called 'Nell Gwynne'.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Diana Rigg ... Herself - Guest
Des O'Connor ... Himself

Gordon Jackson ... The Butler
Robin Day ... Himself
Diane Solomon ... Herself

Brenda Arnau ... Herself
Ann Hamilton ... Shopkeeper
Pan's People ... Themselves (as Pans People)
Reg Turner
Debbie Ash ... Des O'Connor Fan
Fiona Gray ... Des O'Connor Fan

Season 9, Episode 1: Episode #9.1

7 January 1976
The musical guests are The Vernons and Gilbert O'Sullivan. Ernie starts off dancing and Eric begins by supporting him. Eric and Ernie are a pair of nannies taking a break. Ernie's latest play is called "The Legend of Dick Turpin".
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Gilbert O'Sullivan ... Himself
Dilys Watling ... Flossie, A Serving Wench
The Vernons ... Themselves
Peter O'Sullevan ... Announcer
Arthur Tolcher ... Arthur the Barman
Claire Russell (as Clare Russell)
Eve Blanchard

Season 9, Episode 2: Episode #9.2

21 January 1976
The musical guests are Tammy Jones and Frankie Vaughan. Ernie is upset as his wife has left him. Eric and Ernie are on 'The Sky At Night' and then join The Harpenden Hot Shots. Michele Dotrice is in Ernie's play 'The Handyman and M'Lady'.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Michele Dotrice ... Herself / Constance
Frankie Vaughan ... Himself - Musical Guest
Patrick Moore ... Himself / Sky At Night Host
Tammy Jones ... Herself / Musical Guest
Jenny Lee Wright (as Jenny Lee-Wright)

David Prowse
Winifred Taylor ... Herself / The Harpenden Hot Shots (as Winifred 'Fingers' Taylor)
Foggy Lyttle ... Himself / The Harpenden Hot Shots (as Foggy 'Uke' Lyttle)

Season 9, Episode 3: Episode #9.3

11 February 1976
The musical guests are The Spinners and Lena Zavaroni. Eric brings out a statue of Ernie. Eric and Ernie are interviewed about the British sausage. They do a song and dance with Lena. Ernie is worried that people think that he is a miser.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Lena Zavaroni ... Herself - Musical Guest
The Spinners ... Themselves - Musical Guests

Allan Cuthbertson ... Connoisseurs Host
Ann Hamilton ... Salvation Army Collector

Season 9, Episode 4: Episode #9.4

10 March 1976
The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, The Geraldine Yates Dancers and Jackie Darnell. Ernie opened the show dressed in a kilt. Eric goes to the Chemist shop. Ernie's latest play is 'The Lives of a Bengal Lancer'.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen ... Themselves / Performers
Jackie Darnell ... Herself / Musical Guest

Allan Cuthbertson ... Colonel Worthit

Anthony Sharp ... Khan
Ann Hamilton ... Tanya
The Geraldine Yates Dancers ... Themselves
Jenny Lee Wright ... Shop Assistant (uncredited)

Season 9, Episode 5: Episode #9.5

24 March 1976
The musical guests are Norman Percival, The Karlins, Vincent Zarra and The Geraldine Yates Dancers. Eric decides to quit show business. Ernie runs an antique shop. Eric and Ernie do some sunbathing.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
The Karlins ... Themselves / Musical Guests
Vincent Zarra ... Himself / Musical Guest
Ann Hamilton ... Googie
Steve Payne (as Steven Payne)
Norman Percival ... Pianist
The Geraldine Yates Dancers ... Themselves

Season 9, Episode 6: Episode #9.6

19 April 1976
Ernie is made a Freedom Of The City type person. Other sketches include 'Eric Wants to Become a British Citizen', 'The Calculator Shop', 'Making Breakfast To The Stripper', 'The Bank Holdup', and 'A Lady from a Well known Women's Magazine Wants To Interview Ernie'. There is music from special guests Champagne and Diane Soloman.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Diane Solomon ... Herself - Musical Guest
Champagne ... Themselves - Musical Guests
Maggie Fitzgibbon ... Miss Flanagan and Allen
Jenny Lee Wright ... Bank Customer (uncredited)

Unknown Season


1970 Montreux Entry

8 April 1970
The musical guest is Nina (van Pallandt). Eric uses the opportunity to practise his French and they accompany Nina as she sings. Ernie tries to sell Eric a pair of binoculars and Eric takes up ventriloquism.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself
Nina van Pallandt ... Herself (as Nina)

1973 Christmas Special

25 December 1973
The musical guests are John Hanson, Hannah Gordon and The New Seekers. Eric surprises the Ernie with the new years honours list. Ernie's play is called 'Napoleon and Josephine' with Vanessa Redgrave as Empress Josephine.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Vanessa Redgrave ... Herself - Guest

Hannah Gordon ... Herself
The New Seekers ... Themselves
John Hanson ... Himself
Arthur Tolcher ... Himself
Yehudi Menuhin ... Himself

Rudolf Nureyev ... Himself

Laurence Olivier ... Himself

André Previn ... Himself (as Andre Previn)

1976 Christmas Show

25 December 1976
The musical guests are The Nolans, Marian Montgomery and Elton John. Eric and Ernie play a pair of game pieces. The play is 'Mademoiselle from I'm-In-Tears', which is set in Paris during World War I.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Elton John ... Himself
Des O'Connor ... German Firing Squad Soldier

John Thaw ... Guvnor

Dennis Waterman ... Sergeant
Angela Rippon ... Herself

Kate O'Mara ... Kate O'Mata Hari
Marian Montgomery ... Herself
The Nolans ... Themselves
Gertan Klauber ... Kommandant's Aide
Arthur Tolcher ... Goalie

1977 Christmas Show

25 December 1977
The musical guests are Angharad Rees and Elton John. Elton John has trouble getting correct directions. Eric and Ernie move house. Ernie's play is called 'Cyrano de Bergerac' and stars Francis Matthews and Penelope Keith.
Eric Morecambe ... Himself
Ernie Wise ... Himself

Penelope Keith ... Herself / Roxanne

Elton John ... Himself - Performer: Shine on Through

Angharad Rees ... Herself

Francis Matthews ... Himself / Count de Basie

Arthur Lowe ... Capt. George Mainwaring

John Le Mesurier ... Sgt. Arthur Wilson

John Laurie ... Pte. James Frazer

Richard Briers ... Theatre Patron

Paul Eddington ... Theatre Patron

James Hunt ... Chauffeur
Stella Starr

Michael Parkinson ... Himself - Performer: There Ain't Nothing Like a Dame
Angela Rippon ... Herself - Dancer
Michael Aspel ... Himself - Performer: There Ain't Nothing Like a Dame
Richard Baker ... Himself - Performer: There Ain't Nothing Like a Dame
Frank Bough ... Himself - Performer: There Ain't Nothing Like a Dame
Philip Jenkinson ... Himself - Performer: There Ain't Nothing Like a Dame
Kenneth Kendall ... Newsreader

Barry Norman ... Himself - Performer: There Ain't Nothing Like a Dame
Eddie Waring ... Himself - Performer: There Ain't Nothing Like a Dame
Richard Whitmore ... Himself - Performer: There Ain't Nothing Like a Dame
Peter Woods ... Himself - Performer: There Ain't Nothing Like a Dame
Sandra Dainty
Jenny Lee Wright ... Ticket Seller

Valerie Leon ... Various Characters

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