THE MORECAMBE AND WISE SHOW (1961-1988)

UK/ ITV – ATV / 35x30m-e 22x35m-e 10x60m-e / 1961–68 6 seasons black and white

Writers: Sid Green, Dick Hills / Producer: Colin Clews

Sketch series, the first of Morecambe and Wises shows to really define their style, with the pair becoming big stars in the UK (even appearing in three films during this time – The Intelligence Men, That Riviera Touch and The Magnificent Two). The final season was made in colour but shown at the time in black and white.