The Morecambe and Wise Story
Fantom are bringing you sunshine this month with a brand-new biography of Morecambe and Wise: Two of a Kind.
Although many doubles acts have come and gone over the years, none has ever made quite the same impact as Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise – better known as Morecambe and Wise. In this new biography, author Paul Burton traces the journey that led the duo to not only find success, but also love and admiration from the public, their peers, and even royalty – an honour the two men never took for granted.
“Although there are been several books penned about Eric and Ernie over the years, Two of a Kind will cover aspects of their lives and careers not mentioned before. The book includes new interviews with a number of people who worked with the double act both in front and behind the camera,” explains Burton. “Readers can also expect to learn more about the duo’s appearances in variety, summer season and pantomime, and about some of Morecambe and Wise’s lesser known credits.”
This hardback book is available exclusively via the Fantom website for £16.99.
Charting their lives and careers, and featuring a sprinkling of anecdotes from their family, friends and colleagues, together with archive images, Two of a Kind: The Morecambe and Wise Story is an enjoyable appraisal of the tall one with the glasses, and the one with the short, fat, hairy legs.