Best Of British Laughs - Morecambe And Wise

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1971120520190507 (BBC7)

From early days to their rise as kings of comedy, Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise reminisce with Barry Took.

The duo recall their big breaks and the importance of good writers in their success, initially Sid Green and Dick Hills and later Eddie Braeburn.

Illustrated with excerpts from BBC and private recordings

Surviving episode from Barry Took's series of interviews with some of the greats of British comedy.

Producer: John Browell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1971

Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise reminisce with Barry Took.