Eric and Ernie statue brings resort sunshine
Family members, VIPs and hundreds of members of the public gathered at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool for the official unveiling of the new Morecambe and Wise statue.
The bronze depicts the evergreen TV comedians in characteristic affectionate pose in the domed foyer of the venue where they appeared hundreds of times in variety shows before their TV career took off.
The unveiling was carried out by Eric Morecambe’s children Gary and Gail along with mum Joan..
Created by sculptor Graham Ibbeson, who also did the famous statue of Eric in Morecambe and the Les Dawson statue in St Annes, the... read more
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