Scene: Morecambe and Wise

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started18th Jan 1973
last rpt24th Jun 1977
5 school years
duration20 mins
subject ⚖️Citizenship
age rangeAge 13-16
languageenIn English
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Morecambe and Wise is an episode of the BBC schools TV series Scene from the 1970s, covering citizenship for secondary school pupils.

Following the popular comedy performers rehearsing and recording their television programme, including interviews with the stars and their writer Eddie Braben. The documentary follows the development of a particular sketch in which Eric imagines he is the Prime Minister.

==In the archive==

Exists. This programme is preserved in the BBC archives.


  • Spring 1973
  • Autumn 1974
  • Summer 1977

Ronald Smedley also produced a longer documentary about Morecambe and Wise for an adult audience called Fools Rush In, which was broadcast in Omnibus on 18th February 1973.


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