Eric Morecambe Unseen
The Lost Diaries, Jokes and PhotographsBook - 2005
This is a completely original and beautifully designed book on Eric Morecambe, one of the UK's best loved entertainers. Containing diary entries, unseen photographs and personal letters, this is the most revealing book yet on Morecambe. Posthumously voted 'Comedian of the Century' in 1999 and reaching number 4 in the recent 'Comedian's Comedian Top 50' on Channel 4, Eric Morecambe remains one of Britain's greatest and best loved comedians. But even at the height of his success, Eric Morecambe feared his days were numbered as one half of Britain's best-loved comedy duo. It was a dread that had afflicted his whole career, according to his taped diaries, which emerged for the first time at the end of 2004 on the Channel 4 documentary, The Unseen Eric Morecambe. Aired at the end of 2004, the programme was praised both by critics and the general public. The documentary renewed interest in Morecambe's career and in the man himself. and sketches, and letters to both Ernie and Eddie, everything in this book will be 100 per cent personal and original, offering an exclusive insight into of a comedic genius who was plagued with self-doubt. Yet even through his fear and uncertainty, Eric's inimitable humour shines through his diaries, joke books and personal archives. THE UNSEEN ERIC MORECAMBE radiates with the gentle comedy genius that permeates his on-screen appearances, allowing an insight into Eric Morecambe that is both comfortingly familiar and revelatory. For the many fans of Eric Morecambe this book offers new insights while the stylish, integrated design makes this handsome book an ideal gift purchase.
Publisher: London : HarperCollins Entertainment, 2005
Branch Call Number: B 791.092 MORE
Characteristics: 256 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 26 cm