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BBC Tried To Break Up Morecambe And Wise, Archives Reveal
"As Morecambe and Wise, they were the nation's best-loved comedy act, their Christmas extravaganzas regularly pulling in audiences of more than 20 million. But BBC chiefs initially believed Eric Morecambe would have a much better chance of TV stardom if he dumped Ernie Wise and went solo. The damning appraisal [was] delivered just two years before the duo ... found fame on commercial television." The Daily Mail (UK) 12/01/12
Posted December 6, 2012 12:43 AM

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