Project Description

Eric, Ernie and Me (BBC Four)

  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Production Company: Objective Fiction
  • Genre: Comedy drama
  • Writer: Neil Forsyth
  • Director: Dan Zeff
  • Producer: Alison Sterling

One off comedy drama exploring the relationship between Eddie Braben (Stephen Tompkinson), Eric Morecambe (Mark Bonnar) and Ernie Wise (Neil Maskell). showing the pressure and pain Braben went through to help create the screen work of Britain’s most beloved double act.

The two-week shoot took place in October 2017 at sets built in 8,000 sq. ft. of Studio 6.

Filming also took place at a host of locations across Bristol, including Colston Hall, Mariners Drive in Stoke Bishop, Thingwall Park (Fishponds), The Wills Building (Bedminster), St Annes Board Mills Social Club (Redfield), Brislington United Reformed Church and Filwood Community Centre (Knowle West). Bristol Film Office assisted with sourcing locations, setting up recces and unit bases.

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