Bring me sunshine: Morecambe and Wise statue to be unveiled
0 Have your say Morecambe and Wise will be celebrated with the unveiling of the first statue of both members of the comedy double act.
The 8ft bronzed statue of Eric Morecambe and Leeds-born Ernie Wise was commissioned to mark the 75th anniversary of them first appearing on stage together in 1941.
It will be a day that will live with us forever.
Eric Morecambe’s widow Joan Sculpted by Barnsley-based Graham Ibbeson, it will take up residence in the domed entrance of Blackpool’s Winter Gardens - dubbed their “spiritual home” by those closest to them.
They performed more than 1,000 times in... read more
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