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John Eric Bartholomew, OBE (14 May 1926 – 28 May 1984), known by his stage name Eric Morecambe, was an English comedian who together with Ernie Wise
Ernie Wise
formed the award-winning double act Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise. The partnership lasted from 1941 until Morecambe's death in 1984. Morecambe
Morecambe
took his stage name from his home town, the seaside resort of Morecambe. He was the co-star of the television series The Morecambe
Morecambe
& Wise Show, which for one Christmas episode gained UK viewing figures of over twenty-seven million people.[1] One of the most prominent comedians in British popular culture, in 2002 he was named one of the 100 Greatest Britons
100 Greatest Britons
in a BBC
BBC
poll.[2] Morecambe, who had previously suffered heart attacks in November 1968 and March 1979 as well as undergoing bypass surgery, collapsed from a heart attack as he left the stage of the Roses Theatre
Roses Theatre
in Tewkesbury, following a performance; he died in hospital a few hours later.

Contents

1 Early life and childhood career 2 Career

2.1 Bartholomew and Wiseman 2.2 Two of a Kind: 1961–68 2.3 With the BBC: 1968–78 2.4 With Thames Television: 1978–83

3 Personal life

3.1 Health

3.1.1 Heart problems 3.1.2 Death

4 Legacy 5 Bibliography 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External links

Early life and childhood career[edit] Eric Morecambe
Morecambe
was born in Morecambe, Lancashire as John Eric Bartholomew to George and Sadie Bartholomew (Sarah Elizabeth née Robinson). Sadie took work as a waitress to raise funds for his dancing lessons. During this period, Eric Bartholomew won numerous talent contests, including one in Hoylake
Hoylake
in 1940 for which the prize was an audition in Manchester for Jack Hylton. Three months after the audition, Hylton invited Morecambe
Morecambe
to join a revue called Youth Takes a Bow at the Nottingham
Nottingham
Empire, where he met the then Ernest Wiseman. The two soon became very close friends, and with Sadie's encouragement started to develop a double act. When the two were eventually allowed to perform their double act on stage (in addition to their solo spots), Hylton was impressed enough to make it a regular feature in the revue. However, the duo were separated when they came of age for their War Service during the final stages of the Second World War. Wise joined the Merchant Navy, while Morecambe
Morecambe
was conscripted to become a Bevin Boy
Bevin Boy
and worked as a coal miner in Accrington
Accrington
from May 1944 onwards. Career[edit] Bartholomew and Wiseman[edit] After the war, Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise began performing on stage and radio and secured a contract with the BBC
BBC
to make a television show, where they started the short-lived show Running Wild in 1954. They returned to the stage to hone their act, and later made appearances on Sunday Night at the London Palladium and Double Six.[3] Two of a Kind: 1961–68[edit] In 1961 Lew Grade
Lew Grade
offered the duo a series for the London-based ITV station ATV. Entitled Two of a Kind, it was written by Dick Hills and Sid Green. An Equity strike halted that show, but Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise were members of Variety Artists' Federation, then a separate trade union unaffiliated with Equity. Hills and Green later appeared in the series as "Sid" and "Dick". The sixth Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise series for ATV was planned from the start to be aired in the United Kingdom as well as exported to the United States and Canada. It was taped in colour and starred international guests, often American. Prior to its British run, it was broadcast in North America by the ABC network as a summer replacement for re-runs of The Hollywood Palace
The Hollywood Palace
under the title The Piccadilly Palace from 20 May to 9 September 1967. All but two episodes of this series are now believed to be lost, with the surviving two episodes existing only as black-and-white copies, bearing the UK titles. The duo had appeared in the US on The Ed Sullivan Show. In 1968, Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise left ATV to return to the BBC. With the BBC: 1968–78[edit] While Morecambe
Morecambe
was recuperating from a heart attack, Hills and Green, who believed that Morecambe
Morecambe
would probably never work again, quit as writers. Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise were in Barbados
Barbados
at the time and learned of their writers' departure only from the steward on the plane. John Ammonds, the show's producer, replaced Hills and Green with Eddie Braben. Theatre critic Kenneth Tynan
Kenneth Tynan
stated, Braben made Wise's character a comic who was not funny, while Morecambe
Morecambe
became a straight man who was funny. Braben made them less hostile to one another. Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise did annual BBC
BBC
Christmas shows from 1968 to 1977, with the 1977 show having an estimated audience of 28,385,000. In 1976, they were both appointed OBEs. (Morecambe's wife, Joan, was to receive her own OBE in 2015 for her work with children's charities.)[4] With Thames Television: 1978–83[edit] In January 1978, the pair left the BBC
BBC
for ITV signing a contract with the London station Thames Television. Morecambe
Morecambe
suffered a second heart attack at his home in Harpenden, Herts on 15 March 1979, which led to a heart bypass operation by Magdi Yacoub on 25 June 1979. At that time, Morecambe
Morecambe
was told he only had three months to live.[5] Morecambe
Morecambe
increasingly wanted to move away from the double act, and into writing and playing other roles. In 1980 he played the "Funny Uncle" in a dramatisation of the John Betjeman
John Betjeman
poem "Indoor Games Near Newbury", part of an ITV special titled Betjeman's Britain. Produced and directed by Charles Wallace, it spawned the start of a working relationship that led to a follow-up in 1981 for Paramount Pictures titled Late Flowering Love in which Morecambe
Morecambe
played an RAF major. The film was released in the UK with Raiders of the Lost Ark. In 1981, Morecambe
Morecambe
published Mr Lonely, a tragicomic novel about a stand-up comedian. He began to focus more on writing. Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise made a series for showing during the autumns of 1980 to 1983. They also appeared together recalling their music hall days in a one-hour special on ITV on 2 March 1983, called Eric & Ernie's Variety Days. During this time Morecambe
Morecambe
published two other novels: The Reluctant Vampire (1982) and its sequel, The Vampire's Revenge (1983). Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise's final show together was the 1983 Christmas special for ITV. Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise worked on a television movie in 1983, Night Train to Murder, which was broadcast on ITV in January 1985. Continuing his collaboration with Wallace, Morecambe
Morecambe
also acted in a short comedy film called The Passionate Pilgrim opposite Tom Baker
Tom Baker
and Madeline Smith, again directed by Wallace for MGM/UA. It was released in the cinema with the James Bond film Octopussy, and later, WarGames. Wallace and Morecambe
Morecambe
were halfway through filming a fourth film when Morecambe
Morecambe
died. It was never completed. Personal life[edit] Eric Morecambe
Morecambe
married Joan Bartlett on 11 December 1952. They had three children: Gail (born 14 September 1953); Gary (born 21 April 1956) and Steven (born 1970 and adopted in 1974). In his leisure time, Eric was a keen birdwatcher, and the statue of him at Morecambe
Morecambe
shows him wearing his binoculars. The RSPB
RSPB
named a hide after him at the nearby Leighton Moss nature reserve
Leighton Moss nature reserve
in recognition of his support. In 1984 the RSPB
RSPB
bought the 459 ha (1,100 acre) Old Hall Marshes Reserve near Tolleshunt D'Arcy
Tolleshunt D'Arcy
in Essex for £780,000 helped by donations to the Eric Morecambe
Morecambe
Memorial Appeal.[6] Morecambe
Morecambe
was the nephew of the rugby league footballer John "Jack" Bartholomew.[7] Morecambe
Morecambe
was sympathetic to the Conservative Party and sent a message of support (along with various celebrities) to Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
after she won the 1979 general election, wishing her luck during the 1979 European election campaign.[8] His message ended, "God bless you, Maggie, and good luck in the European Campaign and it is your round next."[9] Health[edit] Heart problems[edit]

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In a diary entry from 17 August 1967, when Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise were appearing in Great Yarmouth
Great Yarmouth
as part of a summer season, Morecambe noted, "I have a slight pain on the left side around my heart. It's most likely wind, but I've had it for about four days. That's a hell of a time to have wind." Morecambe
Morecambe
was a hypochondriac, but he rarely wrote about his health concerns, until after his heart attack. At the time, Morecambe
Morecambe
was smoking 60 cigarettes a day and drinking heavily. He suffered a near-fatal heart attack on 8 November 1968 at the age of 42, after a show, while driving back to his hotel outside Leeds. Morecambe
Morecambe
had been appearing with Wise during a week of midnight performances at the Variety Club in Batley, Yorkshire. Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise appeared there in December 1967 for a week, making £4,000. After that, they were booked to play a New York City nightclub, the Royal Variety Performance and then eight weeks in pantomime the coming winter. Morecambe
Morecambe
headed back to his hotel, and recounted in an interview with Michael Parkinson in November 1972 that, as the pains spread to his chest, he became unable to drive. He was rescued by a passerby as he stopped the car. The first hospital they found had no Accident and Emergency. At the second one, a heart attack was immediately diagnosed. After leaving hospital, Morecambe
Morecambe
gave up his cigarette habit to start smoking a pipe, as he mentioned that he was trying to do in August 1967. He also stopped doing summer and winter seasons and reduced many of his public engagements. Morecambe
Morecambe
took six months off, returning for a press call at the BBC
BBC
Television centre in May 1969. In August of that year, Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise returned to the stage at the Bournemouth Winter Gardens, and received a four-minute standing ovation. Morecambe
Morecambe
suffered a second heart attack in March 1979[10] and underwent bypass surgery in June.[11] Death[edit] Morecambe
Morecambe
took part in a charity show, hosted by close friend and comedian Stan Stennett, at the Roses Theatre
Roses Theatre
in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, on Sunday 27 May 1984. His wife Joan, who was in the audience, recalled that Morecambe
Morecambe
was "on top form".[12] After the show had ended and Morecambe
Morecambe
had first left the stage, the musicians returned and picked up their instruments. He rushed back onto the stage to join them and played various instruments making six curtain calls. On leaving the stage for the final time as the house tabs fell, he stepped into the wings and collapsed with his third heart attack in 16 years. He was rushed to Cheltenham General Hospital, where he died just before 3 a.m on Monday 28 May.[13] His funeral was held on 4 June at St Nicholas Church, Harpenden
Harpenden
with the principal address delivered by Dickie Henderson. There was a private cremation service at Garston. His ashes were later returned to the church for burial in the Garden of Remembrance.[citation needed] Legacy[edit]

Statue of Eric Morecambe
Morecambe
in Morecambe, Lancashire, England

A larger-than-life statue of Morecambe, created by sculptor Graham Ibbeson, was unveiled by the Queen at Morecambe
Morecambe
in July 1999 and is surrounded by inscriptions of many of his favourite catchphrases and an exhaustive list of guest stars who appeared on the show. The statue was vandalised in October 2014, having had one of its legs sawn off, it was moved to London for repair and was restored on 11 December 2014.[14]

Sculpture of Eric Morecambe, Upper Lea Valley Walk
Lea Valley Walk
between Harpenden and Luton, England

In the English town of Harpenden
Harpenden
in Hertfordshire where Morecambe
Morecambe
and his family lived from the 1960s until his death, the public concert hall is named after him, with a portrait of Morecambe
Morecambe
hanging in the foyer. Morecambe
Morecambe
often referred to Harpenden
Harpenden
in his comedy, with a band once appearing on the show named The Harpenden
Harpenden
Hot-Shots and in a Casanova sketch he introduced himself as Lord Eric, Fourth Duke of Harpenden
Harpenden
"and certain parts of Birkenhead". Morecambe
Morecambe
was the guest of honour, and performed the opening ceremony at the 75th Anniversary Fete of St George's School, Harpenden. Commenting openly to the headmaster, after his opening speech, "Right, now that's over, can we go and get an ice cream". In 1999 Morecambe
Morecambe
was voted the funniest person of the 20th century in a British internet poll; Morecambe
Morecambe
pulled in 26 percent of the votes, beating his contemporary performer Tommy Cooper
Tommy Cooper
and Monty Python member John Cleese
John Cleese
to the coveted position. A West End Show, The Play What I Wrote, appeared in 2001 as a tribute to the duo. Directed by Kenneth Branagh, each performance featured a different guest celebrity, including Kylie Minogue, who was said to be particularly keen to participate. Guest stars included Roger Moore, Nigel Havers
Nigel Havers
and most notably Prince Charles, who was a fan of the duo. The Play What I Wrote
The Play What I Wrote
later transferred to Broadway, and was only moderately rewritten to allow for the fact that Eric and Ernie were virtually unknown in the US save for a handful of performances on The Ed Sullivan Show in the 1960s, prior to their big success. The show toured the UK in 2003. In 2003, Morecambe's eldest son Gary released "Life's Not Hollywood, It's Cricklewood", a biography of his father from the point of view of his family, using family photos and extracts from previously unseen diaries. The book revealed Morecambe
Morecambe
as a toned down version of his on-screen persona, prone to occasional bouts of mild depression and overwork. In a 2005 poll to find The Comedian's Comedian, he was voted as the fourth greatest comedy act ever by fellow comedians and comedy insiders. Kenilworth Road
Kenilworth Road
Stadium, the home of Luton
Luton
Town F.C., has a suite named after Morecambe; he was a vociferous supporter and one-time president of the club and voiced his enthusiasm on the television, often shouting Luton
Luton
for the Cup! and once brandishing a sign mid-way through a sketch with Glenda Jackson
Glenda Jackson
to much applause and cheers. He once appeared wearing a Luton
Luton
rosette on the show. J D Wetherspoon
J D Wetherspoon
opened a public house called The Eric Bartholomew in Morecambe
Morecambe
on 4 April 2004. In 2007 the author William Cook produced the book Morecambe
Morecambe
& Wise Unseen which charts many of the early career moves of both Morecambe and Ernie Wise. It focuses largely on their time struggling to make a living prior to their break into television in the 1960s and is illustrated with many personal family photographs and previous unseen views of the act. At the Roses Theatre
Roses Theatre
in Tewkesbury, the Eric Morecambe
Morecambe
Room is used by local and national companies for conferences and meetings. There is a bird hide named after him at Leighton Moss RSPB
RSPB
reserve, which is on Morecambe
Morecambe
Bay, near Carnforth, Lancashire.[15] The play Morecambe
Morecambe
was created as a celebration of the life of Eric Morecambe. It played at the Edinburgh fringe festival in 2009 and subsequently transferred to London's West End before embarking on a UK tour in 2010. In February 2016 Morecambe's 1968 Jensen Interceptor, which he had bought for £4,500, was offered for sale at £150,000.[16]

Bibliography[edit]

Mister Lonely (novel) by Eric Morecambe
Morecambe
(1981) ISBN 0-413-48170-0 Stella (novel) by Eric Morecambe
Morecambe
(completed by Gary Morecambe) (2012) ISBN 9780007395071

References[edit]

^ "Eric Morecambe: Growing up with a comic legend", The Guardian, 17 October 2009 ^ "100 great British heroes". BBC
BBC
News. Retrieved 15 February 2014 ^ Double Six on IMDb ^ "Royal nod for Eric Morecambe's widow". thevisitor.co.uk.  ^ TVAM interview with Morecambe, 18 April 1984 ^ RSPB
RSPB
Birds magazine, Old Essex Coast:Old Hall Marshes, p. 50 (Spring 2005) ^ Tom Mather (2010). "Best in the Northern Union", pp. 128–142. ISBN 978-1-903659-51-9 ^ "Transition to power Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
Foundation". Margaretthatcher.org. Retrieved 23 February 2016.  ^ http://www.margaretthatcher.org/document/18571C4EE5504F98867695BDF539C16E.pdf ^ "ERIC MORECAMBE AND ERNIE WISE - PART 2 - A TELEVISION HEAVEN BIOGRAPHY". www.televisionheaven.co.uk. Retrieved 28 January 2018.  ^ "This Is Their Life - morecambeandwise.com". www.morecambeandwise.com. Retrieved 28 January 2018.  ^ Joan Morecambe, Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wife, p. 180 (1985) ^ Morecambe
Morecambe
& Wise, Graham McGann, (1999), p. 300 ^ "Eric Morecambe
Morecambe
statue returns after attempted theft – BBC
BBC
News". BBC. Retrieved 23 February 2016.  ^ "Eric Morecambe's daughter brings sunshine". Westmorland Gazette. 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2013.  ^ "Eric Morecambe's Jensen Interceptor
Jensen Interceptor
for sale at £150,000 – BBC News". BBC. Retrieved 23 February 2016. 

Further reading[edit]

Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wife – Joan Morecambe
Morecambe
and Michael Leitch (1985) ISBN 0-7207-1616-0 Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise : Behind the Sunshine – Gary Morecambe, Martin Sterling (1995) ISBN 0330341405 Morecambe
Morecambe
& Wise – Graham McCann (1998) ISBN 1-85702-735-3 Memories of Eric – Gary Morecambe
Morecambe
and Martin Sterling (1999) ISBN 978-0-233996691 Eric Morecambe : Life's not Hollywood, it's Cricklewood
Cricklewood
– Gary Morecambe
Morecambe
(2003) ISBN 0-563-52186-4 Eric Morecambe
Morecambe
Unseen : The Lost Diaries Jokes and Photographs – William Cook (ed.) (2005) ISBN 0-00-723465-1 You'll Miss Me When I'm Gone : The life and work of Eric Morecambe
Morecambe
– Gary Morecambe
Morecambe
(2009) ISBN 978-0-00-728732-1 Eric Morecambe
Morecambe
Lost and Found – Gary Morecambe
Morecambe
(ed.)(2012) ISBN 9781849543361 Who Killed Eric Morecambe? (the decline & fall of British television) – Charles Wallace (Nov 2012) ASIN B00A4COP64 Driving Mr Morecambe : A Chauffeur's Story – Michael Fountain, Paul Jenkinson (2013) ISBN 9780755207329 Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise: Bring Me Sunshine
Bring Me Sunshine
– Gary Morecambe
Morecambe
(2013) ISBN 9781780973982

External links[edit]

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Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise

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Collaborators

Hills and Green Eddie Braben John Ammonds Ernest Maxin

Television

Running Wild (1954) Two of a Kind (1961–68) The Morecambe
Morecambe
& Wise Show (1968–83) The Morecambe
Morecambe
& Wise Show (1978–83)

Episode Lists

Two of a Kind (1961-68) The Morecambe
Morecambe
& Wise Show (1968-77) The Morecambe
Morecambe
& Wise Show (1978-83)

Radio

The Eric Morecambe
Morecambe
and Ernie Wise
Ernie Wise
Show (1975-78)

Films

The Intelligence Men
The Intelligence Men
(1965) That Riviera Touch
That Riviera Touch
(1966) The Magnificent Two
The Magnificent Two
(1967) Night Train to Murder (1983)

Songs

"Bring Me Sunshine"

Books by

Eric & Ernie: The Autobiography of Morecambe
Morecambe
& Wise (1973) Morecambe
Morecambe
& Wise: There's No Answer To That! (1981) Still On My Way To Hollywood (1990, Wise only)

Television tributes

Bring Me Sunshine: A Gala Evening (1984) Bring Me Sunshine: Morecambe
Morecambe
& Wise (1994) Morecambe
Morecambe
& Wise: Greatest Moments (2008) Bring Me Morecambe
Morecambe
& Wise (2012)

Related

List of joint appearances Fools Rush In (1973) The Passionate Pilgrim (1984) The Importance of Being Ernie (1990) The Play What I Wrote
The Play What I Wrote
(2001) Morecambe
Morecambe
and Wise: In Their Own Words (2007) Morecambe
Morecambe
(2009) Eric and Ernie (2011)

Awards for Eric Morecambe

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BAFTA TV Award for Best Entertainment Performance

Eric Morecambe
Morecambe
& Ernie Wise
Ernie Wise
(1970-1971) Ronnie Barker
Ronnie Barker
& Ronnie Corbett
Ronnie Corbett
(1972) Eric Morecambe
Morecambe
& Ernie Wise
Ernie Wise
(1973-1974) Stanley Baxter (1975) Ronnie Barker
Ronnie Barker
(1976) Penelope Keith (1977) Ronnie Barker
Ronnie Barker
(1978-1979) John Cleese
John Cleese
(1980) Rowan Atkinson
Rowan Atkinson
(1981) Nigel Hawthorne (1982-1983) Tracey Ullman
Tracey Ullman
(1984) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1985) Victoria Wood
Victoria Wood
(1986) Nigel Hawthorne (1987-1988) Victoria Wood
Victoria Wood
(1989) Rowan Atkinson
Rowan Atkinson
(1990) David Jason (1991) Richard Wilson (1992) Joanna Lumley
Joanna Lumley
(1993) Richard Wilson (1994) Rory Bremner
Rory Bremner
(1995-1996) John Bird & John Fortune (1997) Paul Whitehouse (1998) Michael Parkinson (1999) Graham Norton
Graham Norton
(2000-2001-2002) Paul Merton
Paul Merton
(2003) Jonathan Ross
Jonathan Ross
(2004) Paul O'Grady
Paul O'Grady
(2005) Jonathan Ross
Jonathan Ross
(2006-2007) Harry Hill
Harry Hill
(2008-2009) Anthony McPartlin
Anthony McPartlin
& Declan Donnelly
Declan Donnelly
(2010) Graham Norton
Graham Norton
(2011-2012) Alan Carr
Alan Carr
(2013) Anthony McPartlin
Anthony McPartlin
& Declan Donnelly
Declan Donnelly
(2014-2015) Leigh Francis (2016) Michael McIntyre
Michael McIntyre
(2017)

v t e

BAFTA Fellowship recipients

1971–2000

Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock
(1971) Freddie Young (1972) Grace Wyndham Goldie (1973) David Lean
David Lean
(1974) Jacques Cousteau
Jacques Cousteau
(1975) Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
(1976) Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier
(1976) Denis Forman (1977) Fred Zinnemann
Fred Zinnemann
(1978) Lew Grade
Lew Grade
(1979) Huw Wheldon
Huw Wheldon
(1979) David Attenborough
David Attenborough
(1980) John Huston
John Huston
(1980) Abel Gance
Abel Gance
(1981) Michael Powell
Michael Powell
& Emeric Pressburger
Emeric Pressburger
(1981) Andrzej Wajda
Andrzej Wajda
(1982) Richard Attenborough
Richard Attenborough
(1983) Hugh Greene (1984) Sam Spiegel
Sam Spiegel
(1984) Jeremy Isaacs (1985) Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
(1986) Federico Fellini
Federico Fellini
(1987) Ingmar Bergman
Ingmar Bergman
(1988) Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
(1989) Paul Fox (1990) Louis Malle
Louis Malle
(1991) John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1992) David Plowright (1992) Sydney Samuelson (1993) Colin Young (1993) Michael Grade
Michael Grade
(1994) Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder
(1995) Jeanne Moreau
Jeanne Moreau
(1996) Ronald Neame
Ronald Neame
(1996) John Schlesinger
John Schlesinger
(1996) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1996) Woody Allen
Woody Allen
(1997) Steven Bochco
Steven Bochco
(1997) Julie Christie
Julie Christie
(1997) Oswald Morris (1997) Harold Pinter
Harold Pinter
(1997) David Rose (1997) Sean Connery
Sean Connery
(1998) Bill Cotton
Bill Cotton
(1998) Eric Morecambe
Morecambe
& Ernie Wise
Ernie Wise
(1999) Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor
(1999) Michael Caine
Michael Caine
(2000) Stanley Kubrick
Stanley Kubrick
(2000) Peter Bazalgette
Peter Bazalgette
(2000)

2001–present

Albert Finney
Albert Finney
(2001) John Thaw
John Thaw
(2001) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(2001) Warren Beatty
Warren Beatty
(2002) Merchant Ivory Productions (2002) Andrew Davies (2002) John Mills
John Mills
(2002) Saul Zaentz
Saul Zaentz
(2003) David Jason (2003) John Boorman
John Boorman
(2004) Roger Graef (2004) John Barry (2005) David Frost
David Frost
(2005) David Puttnam
David Puttnam
(2006) Ken Loach
Ken Loach
(2006) Anne V. Coates (2007) Richard Curtis
Richard Curtis
(2007) Will Wright (2007) Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins
(2008) Bruce Forsyth
Bruce Forsyth
(2008) Dawn French
Dawn French
& Jennifer Saunders
Jennifer Saunders
(2009) Terry Gilliam
Terry Gilliam
(2009) Nolan Bushnell
Nolan Bushnell
(2009) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(2010) Shigeru Miyamoto
Shigeru Miyamoto
(2010) Melvyn Bragg
Melvyn Bragg
(2010) Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee
(2011) Peter Molyneux
Peter Molyneux
(2011) Trevor McDonald (2011) Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese
(2012) Rolf Harris
Rolf Harris
(2012) Alan Parker
Alan Parker
(2013) Gabe Newell
Gabe Newell
(2013) Michael Palin
Michael Palin
(2013) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2014) Rockstar Games
Rockstar Games
(2014) Julie Walters
Julie Walters
(2014) Mike Leigh
Mike Leigh
(2015) David Braben (2015) Jon Snow (2015) Sidney Poitier
Sidney Poitier
(2016) John Carmack
John Carmack
(2016) Ray Galton & Alan Simpson (2016) Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks
(2017) Joanna Lumley
Joanna Lumley
(2017) Ridley Scott
Ridley Scott
(2018)

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