Eric, Ernie and Me

Eric, Ernie and Me is a 2017 television film based on the relationship between British television double-act Morecambe and Wise and their writer Eddie Braben.wikipedia
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Eric, Ernie and Me is a 2017 television film based on the relationship between British television double-act Morecambe and Wise and their writer Eddie Braben.
Their early career was the subject of the 2011 television biopic Eric and Ernie, and their 1970s career was the subject of the television biopic Eric, Ernie and Me in 2017.

Stephen Tompkinson

It starred Stephen Tompkinson as Eddie Braben, Mark Bonnar as Eric Morecambe and Neil Maskell as Ernie Wise.

Mark Bonnar

It starred Stephen Tompkinson as Eddie Braben, Mark Bonnar as Eric Morecambe and Neil Maskell as Ernie Wise.

Neil Forsyth

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It was written by Neil Forsyth.
In 2017, Forsyth wrote Eric, Ernie and Me, a one-off drama about Morecambe and Wise from the point of view of their writer Eddie Braben.

Eddie Braben

Eric, Ernie and Me is a 2017 television film based on the relationship between British television double-act Morecambe and Wise and their writer Eddie Braben.

Eric Morecambe

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It starred Stephen Tompkinson as Eddie Braben, Mark Bonnar as Eric Morecambe and Neil Maskell as Ernie Wise.

Neil Maskell

It starred Stephen Tompkinson as Eddie Braben, Mark Bonnar as Eric Morecambe and Neil Maskell as Ernie Wise.

Ernie Wise

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It starred Stephen Tompkinson as Eddie Braben, Mark Bonnar as Eric Morecambe and Neil Maskell as Ernie Wise.

BBC Four

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The one-off drama premiered on BBC Four on 29 December 2017.

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Forsyth had the idea for the show after reading Braben’s memoirs, The Book Wot I Wrote, and travelled to Pwhelli, North Wales to meet with Eddie’s widow Dee.

Liz White (actress)

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Mark Bonnar and Neil Maskell joined the cast as Morecambe and Wise, Liz White as Dee Braben and Rufus Jones as producer John Ammonds.

Rufus Jones (actor)

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Mark Bonnar and Neil Maskell joined the cast as Morecambe and Wise, Liz White as Dee Braben and Rufus Jones as producer John Ammonds.

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It shows Braben and Morecambe and Wise being put together by Bill Cotton, former Head of Light Entertainment at the BBC, and their changing relationship as they worked together at the BBC until 1977.

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It shows Braben and Morecambe and Wise being put together by Bill Cotton, former Head of Light Entertainment at the BBC, and their changing relationship as they worked together at the BBC until 1977.

The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968 TV series)

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It shows the pressure that Braben was put under as The Morecambe and Wise Show became the most popular television show in the country, peaking at 28 million viewers for their 1977 Christmas show, and the two occasions when that pressure led to Braben leaving the show due to nervous exhaustion.

The Observer

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The Observer said "what a lovely programme, rewatchable often", the Sunday Express called it "beautifully realised nostalgia" and The List said the film was "absorbing and heartfelt" and called Braben "one of British comedy's unsung heroes".

Daily Express

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The Observer said "what a lovely programme, rewatchable often", the Sunday Express called it "beautifully realised nostalgia" and The List said the film was "absorbing and heartfelt" and called Braben "one of British comedy's unsung heroes".

The List (magazine)

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The Observer said "what a lovely programme, rewatchable often", the Sunday Express called it "beautifully realised nostalgia" and The List said the film was "absorbing and heartfelt" and called Braben "one of British comedy's unsung heroes".

Bristol

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Eric, Ernie and Me was shot in Bristol, Worthing and Cardiff.

Cardiff

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Eric, Ernie and Me was shot in Bristol, Worthing and Cardiff.

Broadcasting Press Guild

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Eric, Ernie and Me was nominated for a number of awards including two Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, a Broadcast Digital Award and a Royal Television Society Award.

Royal Television Society

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Eric, Ernie and Me was nominated for a number of awards including two Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, a Broadcast Digital Award and a Royal Television Society Award.