Morecambe (play)

Morecambe is a play by Tim Whitnall which celebrates the life of Eric Morecambe and is based on his life in the entertainment industry.

Morecambe
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Written byTim Whitnall
CharactersEric Morecambe
Original languageEnglish
SubjectThe life of Eric Morecambe

The play was co-produced by Guy Masterson of Theatre Tours International and Feather Productions and premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in the summer of 2009 and transferred to the Duchess Theatre in London's West End for a limited Christmas season running from 9 December 2009 until 17 January 2010.

Morecambe's first production received several awards including the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Entertainment 2010, Scotsman Fringe First Award, Edinburgh 2009 and was nominated for several more including the Stage Award for Best Solo Performance Edinburgh 2009, The ITC Best Touring Production Award and WhatsOnStage Awards for Best Production and Best Actor.

It starred Bob Golding as Eric Morecambe and was directed by Guy Masterson.[1][2] The play was shown at the Churchill Theatre in Bromley, South London in October 2010.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Baba, Kitson & Morecambe in Latest Fringe Firsts
  2. ^ Edinburgh Hit Morecambe Has Xmas in West End
  3. ^ "Morecambe Tickets, Churchill Theatre, Bromley, Kent". whatsonstage.com. Retrieved 24 December 2011.