Bring Me Sunshine - A Tribute to Eric Morecambe OBE

Directors: Robert Nesbitt, Mark Stuart
Writers: Sid Colin(script), Barry Cryer(script), Eddie Braben(script)

25th December 1984

Bring Me Sunshine was a gala concert held at the London Palladium on 28 November 1984 in the presence of the Duke of Edinburgh in aid of the British Heart Foundation and was held in memory of the comedian Eric Morecambe who had died the previous May after many years of heart problems. The programme was filmed live and televised on ITV on Christmas Day that year.

  • Introduced by Ernie Wise from the London Palladium in aid of the British Heart Foundation In the presence of Prince Philip, Patron of the Foundation, and guest of honour Mrs Joan Morecambe, the stars pay tribute to a much-loved comedian who died earlier this year. The range and quality of artistes appearing make it an outstanding show business event.

    They are: Michael Aspel Kenny Ball, Alison Bell, Lionel Blair, Max Bygraves, Cannon & Ball, James Casey, Roy Castle, Petula Clark, Leslie Crowther, Barry Cryer, Suzanne Danielle, Jim Davidson, Dickie Davies, Frank Finlay, Bruce Forsyth, Jill Gascoine, Cherry Gillespie, Hannah Gordon, The Half Wits, Susan Hampshire, Dickie Henderson, Benny Hill, Diane Keen, Bonnie Langford, Lulu, Francis Matthews, Fulton Mackay, Nanette Newman, Des O'Connor, Mick Oliver, Elaine Paige, Michael Parkinson, Bertice Reading, Angela Rippon, Wayne Sleep, Jimmy Tarbuck, John Thaw, The Tiller Girls (Choreographer Fred Peters) Arthur Tolcher, Bryn Williams, Ernie Wise, Eli Woods, Mike Yarwood.

    TV TIMES - December 1984