Plans unveiled in Blackpool for statue of Eric & Ernie

ITV Morecambe and Wise 75

Plans have been revealed in Blackpool today for a new statue in tribute to Morecambe and Wise.

The eight foot sculpture is to mark the 75th anniversary of the comics making their debut as a double act in 1941.

Stars of the stage show Eric and Little Ern were on hand to help with the launch today.

It will be unveiled in the Winter Gardens in October.

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