Related Information for Morecambe & WiseEric Morecambe and Ernie Wise were a famous British comedy double act, who worked together for over forty years until Eric Morecambe’s death from a heart attack in 1984.Beginning in variety, a form of popular British theatre similar to American vaudeville, they progressed to radio and then to television and, less successfully, to films. It is their television shows they are most remembered for. read more