New Morecambe and Wise statue unveiled
A sculpture of Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise has been unveiled in Blackpool.
The bronze statue of the beloved comedy pair was revealed by Eric and Ernie's families at the seaside resort's Winter Gardens theatre.
The 8ft tall monument was created by Graham Ibbeson who also sculpted the Eric statue on Morecambe seafront.
Eric, who was born in Morecambe and took his stage name from his birthplace, and Ernie performed in Blackpool more than 1,000 times in their career and the statue celebrates the 75th anniversary of Britain’s best loved comedy double act first appearing on stage together in... read more
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